Flower of Hibiscus coulteri
 
 Overview of Hibiscus coulteri
Common Name Desert Rosemallow, Coulter's Hibiscus, Desert Hibiscus
Latin Name Hibiscus coulteri
Native Habitat Arizona to Texas to Mexico 1,500 feet to 4,500 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Once or twice each month
Height X Width 4 feet X 2 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, deciduous
Garden Suitability Sonoran, Thornless, Butterfly
Ornamental Value Showy cream, tan, or yellow flowers March through November
Nature Value Attracts butterflies
Native American Uses None
Links  
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=HICO
    Seeds http://www.b-and-t-world-seeds.com/carth.asp?species=Hibiscus%20coulteri&sref=401149
    Images and data http://wc.pima.edu/~bfiero/tucsonecology/plants/shrubs_drma.htm
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Malvaceae/Hibiscus_coulteri.html
    Distribution, images, and data http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=HICO
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/80831/
    Images and data http://www.fireflyforest.com/flowers/yellows/yellow46.html
    Images and data http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/ornamentals/nativeshrubs/hibiscuscoulter.htm
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