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Thespesia is a genus of around 13 shrub or tree species in the Malvaceae family. These plants have a large range including the South Pacific through Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. The flowers of some species are similar to those of the related genus Hibiscus, which is in the same family as this genus. Other species produce more cup-shaped flowers in a range of shades including pale yellow.
How to propagate Thespesia
Propagation is by seeds in the spring.
Semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Special features of Thespesia
Other uses of Thespesia
Grown for their flowers.