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

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

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

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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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?