In frost-free climates this plant grows into a shrub up to six feet high. We'll have to see what it does as a summer annual. It can be grown as a cotton crop, but needs a long hot summer to do its best. Needless to say, I'm growing it just for fun, to watch its flowers and seed pods develop.
tender perennial (Z9-11)
||white-pink (early summer)
We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it
hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet.
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- Seed from HPS/MAG '10/'11 exchange. Baggy 70F (80%G, 5-7d)
- Seed from HPS/MAG '12/'13 exchange. Baggy 70F (14%G, 8d)
- Seed from NARGS '21/'22 exchange. Baggy 70F (no G, 8w)
- Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (9%G, 8d)
Large fuzzy seeds.
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