turk's cap


regionally-sourced plant specimens that are sustainably harvested of the highest quality to be well-adapted to the requirements of each project


all plantsshady perennials + creekside

\\ turk’s cap (MAARD)

\\ turk’s cap (MAARD)

\\ turk’s cap (MAARD)

\\ turk’s cap (MAARD)

plant details

turk’s cap


latin name: Malvaviscus arboreus

usda code: MAARD

alternative name(s): Drummond’s Turk’s cap, Wax Mallow, Drummond Wax Mallow, Red Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Sleeping Hibiscus, Bleeding Hearts, Manzanilla


ecotopes class: shady perennials + creek

ecological condition(s): shady woodland

size range: medium – 3+ ft

habit: shrub

leaf retention: deciduous

light requirement: part-sun – part-shade – full shade

color signature: red flowers and red berries

native range