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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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 Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii
Family: Malvaceae
Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus
Origin: Southern Mexico, Central America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This shrub looks much like a hibiscus (to which it is closely related) which flowers are ready to open. In fact, the flowers never open much, hence the common name of 'Sleepy Hibiscus'. It blooms often, and the flowers attract humminbirds. The 2 inch long tubular flowers appear to be constructed of crimson crepe paper as they nod against the large oval leaves. This shrub can grow to 10 feet in height. The plant often becomes vinelike when grown in shady situations, sending out long stems that clamber over and up adjacent trees and bushes.


 Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii, Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii, Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus

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Hibiscus drummondii, Pavonia drummondii - Dwarf mallow, Sleepy Hibiscus, Turk's Cap, Firecracker Hibiscus.
Almost ever-blooming, this shrub looks much like a hibiscus (to which it is closely related) which flowers are ready to open. In fact, the flowers never open much, hence the common name of Sleepy Hibiscus. It blooms often, and the flowers attract hummingbirds. The 2 inch long tubular flowers appear to be constructed of crimson crepe paper as they nod against the large oval leaves. Can be kept compact shape and is good for container culture and bonsai.
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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus, Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap

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Family: Malvaceae
Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap
Origin: Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Evergreen shrub to 10 feet. This shrub is an uncommon cousin of Malvaviscus drummondii. It needs protection from summer heat. Turk's Cap is an inexpensive way to add color to your yard. It grows quickly and so is good for adding bulk to new gardens. It is drought resistant, mostly pest-free, and requires little maintenance.


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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus, Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap

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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus, Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap

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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus, Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap

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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus, Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap

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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus, Sleepy Hibiscus, Mexican Turk's Cap

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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus Alba, White Turk's Cap

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Family: Malvaceae
White Turk's Cap
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersUnusual colorAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This one is a conversation piece! On the same branch with white twisted flowers sometimes a few red flowers appear (sport). Blooms May to November and on and off the rest of the year. Unusual variety of this hardy perennial. Will take any soil and any light.


 Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus Alba, White Turk's Cap

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So-called Sport - red flowers on white flowering variety

Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus Alba, White Turk's Cap

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Malvaviscus arboreus penduliflorus Rosea, Pink Turks cap

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Family: Malvaceae
Pink Turks cap
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Bright green foliage great for lighting up shady areas. Blooms pink twisted flowers May to November. Unusual variety of this hardy perennial. Will take any soil and any light.


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