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PlantFiles: Hibiscus
Hibiscus hirtus

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: hirtus (HER-tus) (Info)

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Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Red

Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Dinu On May 21, 2003, Dinu from Mysore
India (Zone 10a) wrote:

Seeds are cottony. Each flower's pod produces about 12-15 of these seeds which have the ability to 'reseed' itself. Easy to grow.

Regional...

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

Hilo, Hawaii



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