Clappertonia ficifolia Decne.

Bolo-bolo

Flower

Flower

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Family: Malvaceae

Genus: Clappertonia

Category: Shrub

Zones: 9 to 11

Size: 4 to 8' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Pink or white flowers with yellow stamens followed by a fuzzy cylindrical capsule, 2" long. Should be watered daily.

History: 

Published in Icon. Select. Pl. 5: 1 in 1846.

Native to Africa.

My Experience: 

I saw this plant the trial gardens in Athens, GA.


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