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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    11 / 19 / 2017

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Daytona Bech

  • State

    Florida

  • Posted by

    Bill Hatton

Notes:

I just bought a new home in Florida. This red flowered plant is growing alongside a fence in my front yard. I am about a mile from the ocean in Daytona Beach, FL. What is this plant and is a good plant or a weed?

Comments

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    Thanks Shashi, Hibiscus is a close relative.

    November 20th, 2017 at 12:44pm

  • Shashi M Leaf Lover says:

    Looks like Hibiscus to me.

    November 20th, 2017 at 12:50am

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    It is Malviscus penduliflorus, Turks Cap. https://garden.org/plants/view/205488/Malvaviscus-penduliflorus/

    November 19th, 2017 at 5:38pm

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