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Rock Rose, Brazilian
Rock Rose, Brazilian

Rock Rose, Brazilian

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Rock Rose, Brazilian
Scientific Name: Pavonia hastata

History/general species info:  As its name implies, rock rose will do just fine in rocky soils, making it a great choice for xeriscaped areas of the garden with decomposed granite or other gravelly substrate.

Characteristics:  Small perennial shrub . Tough. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant. Long bloom period. 2" hibiscus-like flowers open in the morning and close in the afternoon heat. Self sows or can be propagated by softwood cuttings. 

Flower: white with pink center

Planting / Care:  Full sun. Average moist to dry (once established), well-drained soils. Does excellent under average garden conditions. Prune as needed to restore its shape and promote new growth. You can do a harder prune in late winter. Does excellent under average garden conditions. Drought tolerant plants will need to be well-established, usually 2-3 years at a minimum, before they are able to withstand our lengthy periods (weeks or months) without supplemental water.

Native: no

Size and Spacing: Height: 3-6' // Spread: 4'

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

Wildlife: Hummingbirds, butterflies, moths.