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PlantFiles: Pink Mexican Turk's Cap, Pink Turk's Cap
Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus 'Paquito Pink'

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Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malvaviscus (mal-vuh-VIS-kus) (Info)
Species: arboreus var. mexicanus
Cultivar: Paquito Pink

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Coral/Apricot

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Late Fall/Early Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the rootball
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Don_70 On Apr 3, 2005, Don_70 from Yukon, OK wrote:

My daughter has a red Turk's Cap in her front garden area. Morning sun afternoon shade. We live in the Oklahoma City area. I would like to know where I can order this plant?

Regional...

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

Little Rock, Arkansas
Bradley, Florida
Bossier City, Louisiana
Mount Olive, North Carolina
Yukon, Oklahoma
Beaufort, South Carolina
Crawford, Texas
Fort Worth, Texas
Georgetown, Texas
Houston, Texas
Humble, Texas
Jacksonville, Texas
Mabank, Texas
San Antonio, Texas



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