Malvaviscus arboreus drummondii
Turk's Cap, Sleepy Hibiscus
This stiff perennial, native to the southeastern U.S. through Central America, grows 4–10 ft. tall and wide. In mild-winter areas, it can be grown as an evergreen shrub; elsewhere it freezes to the ground in summer. Small, vermilion-red blooms with overlapped petals resemble a turban and appear from summer to fall. Red stamensextend above the petals as in a hibiscus. Large, downy, heart-shaped leaves. ‘Big Momma’ has coral red blooms.
‘Mouchang’ has very large, single to semidouble salmon-pink flowers. Vigorous.
This hybrid of Escallonia rubra x Escallonia virgata grows 5 ft. tall and wide, tend...
Native to dry chaparral in lower elevations in California. Untidy growing wild. Freely branched shrub ...