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San Marcos Hibiscus, Gossypium harknessii.

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San Marcos Hibiscus, Gossypium harknessii. Also Called: Algodón, Cimarrón. Xeriscape Landscaping Plants For The Arizona Desert Environment. Pictures, Photos, Information, Descriptions, Images, & Reviews. Shrubs.
San Marcos Hibiscus, Gossypium harknessii.
San Marcos Hibiscus, Gossypium harknessii. Also Called: Algodón, Cimarrón. Xeriscape Landscaping Plants For The Arizona Desert Environment. Pictures, Photos, Information, Descriptions, Images, & Reviews. Shrubs.San Marcos Hibiscus, Gossypium harknessii. Also Called: Algodón, Cimarrón. Xeriscape Landscaping Plants For The Arizona Desert Environment. Pictures, Photos, Information, Descriptions, Images, & Reviews. Shrubs.
San Marcos Hibiscus Flowers.San Marcos Hibiscus Flower.
San Marcos Hibiscus, Gossypium harknessii. Also Called: Algodón, Cimarrón. Xeriscape Landscaping Plants For The Arizona Desert Environment. Pictures, Photos, Information, Descriptions, Images, & Reviews. Shrubs.San Marcos Hibiscus, Gossypium harknessii. Also Called: Algodón, Cimarrón. Xeriscape Landscaping Plants For The Arizona Desert Environment. Pictures, Photos, Information, Descriptions, Images, & Reviews. Shrubs.
San Marcos Hibiscus Flower.San Marcos Hibiscus Leaves.

San Marcos Hibiscus.
Gossypium harknessii, Mallow Family ( Malvaceae ) San Marcos Hibiscus: Also Called: Algodón, Cimarrón.

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An evergreen shrub, growing moderately fast to about 3 feet tall with a 4 feet spread; dark green broad shiny leaves.

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade.


Quick Notes:

Height: Evergreen bush slowly growing to about 3 to 6 feet tall and 3 to 5 feet wide.

Flowers: Bright yellow flowers, 2 inches wide, with 5 red dots, from late spring to the fall.

Blooming Time: Late spring through summer, Especially May - June. They reflower from August to frost, in response to the summer rains.

Leaves: Cordate broad shiny.

Found: Native to Baja California, Mexico.

Elevation: Native from 0 - 2,500 feet.

Hardiness:
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)

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Partial Shade

Habitat: Alkaline, well-drained/light soils. An ideal landscape plant in Arizona.

Miscellaneous: Flowering Photos Taken May 18, 2006. Gilbert, Arizona.

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