Hibiscus spp.
Hibiscus
Other names: Mallows
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Optimal Light:Full sun image
Light Range:Full sun to partial shade image
Soil Moisture:Low to medium soil moisture image
Wildlife:Butterfly image 
Native:No
Drought Tolerance:Medium
Perennial:N/A
Invasive Status:N/A
Comments: 
select only natives and their hybrids; region and salt tolerance depend on species; flowers variable, spring-fall; some hibiscus injured by freezes in extreme north Fl; watch for pink hibiscus mealyb
Growth Rate:Medium
Mature Height:variable
Mature Spread:variable
Soil Texture:Sandy, Loam
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly acidic
Salt Tolerance:High
Hardiness Zone:variable
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