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Pavonia lasiopetala
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Pavonia lasiopetala

Wright's Mallow

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Item #: 5441

Zones: 7a to 9b, at least

Height: 15" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: United States

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Pavonia lasiopetala is a hibiscus cousin, endemic to central and south Texas, that makes a superb plant for the sunny, dry garden. The 2' wide mound of stems is clothed with hairy, maple-like foliage. Starting in midsummer and continuing until fall, the clumps are topped with dozens of 1.5" wide, bright pink flowers. We have found Pavonia lasiopetala very easy to grow and extremely floriferous...especially during times of drought.