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Hibiscus trionum

 
Hibiscus trionum
flower of an hour

Common name flower of an hour
Family malvaceae
Life cycle annual
Flowers yellow/black (summer)
Size 12"
Light sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil
From seed self-seeds in our garden

From its vigorous self-seeding tendencies, it's easy to see why flower of an hour would be listed as an invasive species in some states. But that's not to say it's not a nice little plant. The flowers share that in-your-face attitude of most mallow family members, albeit at a lowlier level than most others.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: curve garden (front lobe)

One or more images of this plant are included in my stock photo catalog

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