Abelmoschus manihot
Abika
Musk Mallow
Details
Evergreen Perennial
6' to 8' Height
2' to 3' Width
April, May, June, July, and August
Creamy to dark Yellow flower with a Maroon center
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Hardy to 15° to 40°
Zone 1 through 11
Specifications
High Water Use High Water Use
Moderate Litter Rate Moderate Litter Rate
Moderate Growing Moderate Growing
Notes
Native to Asia. This perennial is treated as an annual in most locations (other than Hawaii). In Phoenix, plant in part shade and provide abundant water. Plant in the spring