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Pale Face
Scientific Name: Hibiscus denudatus Benth.
Synonym: Hibiscus denudatus var. involucellatus
Family: Malvaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 7b-11

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 5F (-14C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: USA (Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas), northern Mexico, in canyons and rocky slopes, up to 2500 feet elevation (750 m)

Growth Habits: deciduous shrub, 1 to 3 feet tall (30-90 cm), 1 foot spread (30 cm); grayish stems; oblong to triangular, hairy, grayish-green leaves with toothed margins

Watering Needs: Little water, needs good drainage


Blooming Habits:
The Pale Face Mallow bears pink to pinkish white, 5-petaled flowers, 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) wide, with red centers. They bloom during the warm season

Fruiting Habits:

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