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Pavonia braziliensis/Brazilian Rock Rose

Pavonia braziliensis / Pavonia braziliensis
Brazilian rock rose flower
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Brazilian rock rose flower

Flower and foliage

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Scientific Name: Pavonia braziliensis
Common Name: Brazilian Rock Rose
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Plants can be rather open and straggly in appearance, but there is an abundance of flowers on this close relative to the hibiscus. The two inch pale pink flowers have red centers. Plant in full sunlight and in a well drained soil. Leaf eating insects can sometime be a problem but are relatively easy to control.