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Hibiscus coccineus

 
Hibiscus coccineus or Hibiscus coccineusScarlet Rose Mallow, is a hardy Hibiscus species that looks much like Cannabis sativa (marijuana). It is also known as brilliant hibiscus, scarlet hibiscus and scarlet rose mallow.

The plant is native to a marsh-like habitat. It dies back during the winter and grows from 7-10'. In addition to the scarlet flowering variety, a white flowering variety is also known as the White Texas Star or Lone Star Hibiscus.

 

 


Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
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)

 

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