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Abelmoschus moschatus

Synonym(s) Abelmoschus sagittifolius; Hibiscus abelmoschus
Common name musk mallow
Family malvaceae
Life cycle tender perennial (Z9-11)
Flowers yellow/purple
Size 18-24"
Light sun
Cultural notes prefers moist soil

Grown as an annual in temperate zones.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '06 trade. Baggy 75F (sandpapered at 9d; 40%G, 23-43d)
  2. Same seed as above. Sandpapered, bagy 75F (65+%G, 4-10d)

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