Pavonia coccinea Cav.
Frost-tender evergreen shrub with 3-lobed, heart-shaped leaves with serrated edges, and scarlet flowers, 5cm across. To 60cm. [Don].
Horticultural & Botanical History
Introduced to Britain in 1816. [JD].
History at Camden Park
Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.736/1850]. Obtained from the Sydney Botanic Garden, 28th October 1846. [RBGS AB].
Published Jan 13, 2010 - 01:39 PM | Last updated Jul 27, 2010 - 05:08 PM