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Anisodontea Strawberry Anisodontea capensis 'Slightly Strawberry'

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an-iss-oh-DON-tee-u ka-PEN-sis
Description

Anisodonea Strawberrty is a cultivar drought-tolerant shrub in the mallow family native to Africa.  It is easy to grow and has showy pink flowers that bloom all year.  Plant in the full sun to light shade.  Plant it as a hedge, in a sunny border, in containers, or train it as a topiary.   It is frost and heat tolerant.  

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#showy flowers#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#container plant#easy to grow#pink flowers#topiary#hedges#fast growing#shrub border#frost tolerant#hairy leaves#pollinator plant#small groups
 
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#showy flowers#heat tolerant#drought tolerant#container plant#easy to grow#pink flowers#topiary#hedges#fast growing#shrub border#frost tolerant#hairy leaves#pollinator plant#small groups
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anisodontea
    Species:
    capensis
    Family:
    Malvaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South Africa
    Wildlife Value:
    Flowers attract pollinators.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    10a, 11b, 12a, 12b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    5 heart shaped petals light pink flower with raspberry red centers and veins. Blooms all year.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Soft
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Margin:
    Crenate
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Landscape Theme:
    Drought Tolerant Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Hedge
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought
    Heat