Rock Rose

rock rose in bloom
Name: Rock Rose
Height: 2-3′
Width/Spread: 3′
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous: D
Seasonal Interest: Spring to Early Fall
Color/Feature: Rose pink hibiscus-like blooms
Maintenance: Open-branching form may be kept more compact by  frequent pruning, which promotes new growth and more flowers. Trim shoots growing out of desired area.
Botanical Name

& Comments:

Pavonia lasiopetala
Popular garden accent plant. Reseeds freely. Flowers open in the morning and close up by early afternoon in our highest heat.

 

Learn about other water-wise perennials for Lubbock County, courtesy of Lubbock Master Gardeners Association.

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