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Anisodontea

Phonetic Spelling
an-iss-oh-DON-tee-u
Description

Anisodontea is a genus of colorful long-blooming perennial sub-shrubs in the mallow family native to south Africa.  

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
'Slightly Strawberry', 'Tara's Pink'
Tags:
#showy flowers#container plant#hanging baskets#window boxes#long bloom time#subshrub
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
'Slightly Strawberry', 'Tara's Pink'
Tags:
#showy flowers#container plant#hanging baskets#window boxes#long bloom time#subshrub
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anisodontea
    Family:
    Malvaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    South Africa
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 4 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Perennial
    Habit/Form:
    Cascading
  • 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)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Pale pink to mauve 5 petaled flowers from spring through fall.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Hanging Baskets
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heat