Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 8 to 10
Size: To 10' tall and 6' wide
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Maple-like leaves. Orange-red hanging flowers in summer. Dies back to the ground in zone 8 but will return from the root. Frost tender. Moist, well-drained soil.
Published in Repert. Bot. Syst. (Walpers) 1: 324 in 1842.
Basionym Sida picta Gillies ex Hook.
Native to Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.