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Gossypium hirsutum 'Burgandy'

Phonetic Spelling
gu-SIP-ee-um her-SOO-tum
Description

Burgundy Heirloom Cotton has unusual 3-lobed burgundy leaves. The flowers are showy pink from spring to fall. It is suitable to be used as an annual in cooler climates.

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#sun#annual#pink flowers#purple leaves#showy leaves#maroon leaves
 
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#sun#annual#pink flowers#purple leaves#showy leaves#maroon leaves
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Gossypium
    Species:
    hirsutum
    Family:
    Malvaceae
    Uses (Ethnobotany):
    Used to make fiber and cotton-seed oil
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Tropical Americas
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 5 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 2 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    Pink cup-shaped showy flowers with 5 petals.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Purple/Lavender
    Red/Burgundy
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Leaf Margin:
    Lobed
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Burgandy to green with burgundy veining 3 lobed foliage
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No