Paleface Hibiscus

Hibiscus denudatus

Hibiscus denudatus, also known as rock hibiscus or naked hibiscus, is a beautiful flowering plant that is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It is a great addition to a low desert pollinator garden, as it attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds with its pale lavender blooms.

Flowers: J F M A M J J A S O N D
Status: Native
Origin: Southwestern United States and northern Mexico
Family: Malvaceae
Size: 2-3 feet tall and wide
Sun: Full to part shade
Watering: Water deeply once a week during the growing season, and reduce watering in the winter.
Growth Rate: Moderate
Soil: Well-draining soil with some organic matter
Temperature: Hardy to 15 F.
Disease and Pests:
Uses: Host plant for grey hairstreak and common checkered butterfly and the Yellow Scallop Moth and Geometrid moths. Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds with its nectar-rich blooms


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