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)
This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...
About my plant portraits
PlantLinks to other web pages about Gossypium herbaceum
- 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)
Large fuzzy seeds.
I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to
leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors
to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if
appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an
ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including
html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a
comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my
guestbook. If you
have a question that needs a personal response, please
March 02, 2013