Firmiana simplex

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 Firmiana simplex subsp. var.  Chinese Bottle tree, Japanese Varnish Tree
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Habit: tree
Height: to
Width: to
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 9 to 10
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Flower features: orange, yellow
Sterculiaceae > Firmiana simplex var. ,

The Chinese parasol tree or wutong, (Firmiana simplex, syn. Hibiscus collinus Roxb., Hibiscus simplex L., Firmiana platanifolia, or Sterculia platanifolia L.f.) is an ornamental plant or tree of the cacao, or chocolate, of the family Sterculiaceae of the order Malvales, native to Asia. It grows to a height of 12 m (40 feet). It has alternate, deciduous leaves up to 30 cm (12 inches) across and small greenish white flowers that are borne in clusters. It is grown as an ornamental in warm regions of North America.



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