Anisodontea x hypomandarum

Botanical Name: Anisodontea x hyopomandarum

Phonetic: an-iss-oh-DON-tee-uh hi-poe-MUH-dar-uh

Common Name(s): Cape Mallow

Family: Malvaceae
Origin: South Africa
Plant Type: Perennial Shrub
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Alternate, three-lobed                                  
Leaf Color: Blue-green
Texture: Medium
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: All year, slowing down during cooler months
Flower Color(s): Pink

Exposure: Full sun/part shade
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 14-24
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2
Soil: Moist soils, well-drained loamy soils
Pest: Mallow rust, Japanese beetles
Features: Drought tolerant, showy flowers, abundant flowers,
Uses: Border, accent, containers, standard

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