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PlantFiles: Hibiscus
Hibiscus columnaris

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: columnaris (kol-LUM-nair-iss) (Info)

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Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Mottled

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seed does not store well; sow as soon as possible

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive timrann On May 8, 2007, timrann from Other
Mauritius wrote:

H.Columnaris is endemics to the mascareigne islands. Rare, spotted in some reserves in Mauritius and in Reunion island. It is a protected species and is called "Mahot Rempart" . The flowers are completely yellow with a thick and long pistil . Leaf has yellow veins , which gives it green-yellow look and is rather fuzzy (slighlty sandpapery) . The bark is brown at base and dark green on the top part. It can now be found in nurseries specialised in endemics plants in Mauritius.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Richmond, Texas



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