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San Marcos Hibiscus, Algodón Cimarrón
Scientific Name: Gossypium harknessii Brandegee
Family: Malvaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 25° F (-4° C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun or partial shade

Origin: Baja California Sur (Mexico)

Growth Habits: Rounded evergreen shrub, growing moderately fast to 3 feet tall (90 cm), 4 feet in spread (1.2 m); dark green broad cordate shiny leaves

Watering Needs: Salt tolerant well drained soil


Blooming Habits:
Bright lemon-yellow flowers, 2 inches wide (5 cm), with 5 red dots, from late spring to the fall

Fruiting Habits:

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