Heart Leaved Hibiscus

Hibiscus cardiophyllus

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico
Family: Malvaceae
Size: 1-3 ft tall and wide
Sun: Full to light shade
Watering: Moderate to regular watering needs, prefers consistently moist soil
Growth Rate: Fast
Soil: Well-drained soils, tolerates clay soils
Temperature: Hardy to 15 F, prefers warm temperatures
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Larval Host for Cloudless SulphurMallow Scrub HairstreakGray Hairstreak, Yellow Scallop moth and Geometer moths. Nectar plant. Birds eat the seeds.
Notes: Part shade best, grows in gravelly or caliche soils


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