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PlantFiles: Yellow Mallow, Yellow Pavonia
Pavonia praemorsa

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pavonia (pav-ON-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: praemorsa (pray-MOR-suh) (Info)

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Coral/Apricot
Orange
Red-Orange
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral smiln32 On May 19, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Origin: South Africa - Flowering on this shrub is year round, peak blooms in spring and fall. Plant in a dry, full sun spot with a well drained soil.

Positive Kaufmann On Aug 23, 2003, Kaufmann from GOD's Green Earth
United States (Zone 8b) wrote:

I planted two of these in April, in the shade of a Live Oak tree. They have grown substantially, and have flowered all Summer long.

Regional...

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

Fairfield, California
Barbourville, Kentucky
Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Bulverde, Texas



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