Turk's Cap Details

Turk's Cap

  • Also Known As: Texas Mallow
  • Botanical Name: Malvaviscus arboreus v. drummondii
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Demand: Low, Medium
  • Landscape Use: Salt Tolerant, Focal Point/Specimen Plant
  • Ornamental Value: Red, White, Pink
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds (including Hummingbirds), Butterflies (nectar source)
  • Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: 3'
  • Plant Height: 4'


Flowers are shaped like small turbans. One of the easiest to grow and most versatile perennials.

Perennial Care Guide

Turk's Cap Photos