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Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus 'Paquito Pink'/Pink Mexican Turks Cap

Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus 'Paquito Pink' / Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus 'Paquito Pink'
Pink flowers and foliage
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Pink flowers and foliage

Flowers and foliage

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Scientific Name: Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus 'Paquito Pink'
Common Name: Pink Mexican Turks Cap
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This special selection of turks cap produces salmon-pink flowers that are somewhat twisted and never fully open. Because is is a sub-tropical it blooms most of the year in warm climates. This makes an excellent container plant. Turks cap plant attract hummingbirds and butterflies.