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botanical name:
Anisodontea capensis
Anisodontea capensis © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Anisodontea hypomadarum, Malvastrum capensis, Malvastrum hypomadarum
family:  Malvaceae
characteristics: shrub, evergreen
height: 1.00m
width: 0.80m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
description:
Tender small shrub with an erect bushy habit. Covered in small pink flowers over a long period. Looking a bit like a miniature Lavatera.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Not frost hardy and need a warm climate or winter protection under glass. Grows well in a large container.



usage:
Conservatory or summer patio plant. Sometimes used with bedding in summer borders.

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