Confederate rose


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Confederate rose

n.
See cotton rose.

[From its being widely naturalized in the American South.]
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Noun1.Confederate rose - Chinese shrub or small tree having white or pink flowers becoming deep red at night; widely cultivated; naturalized in southeastern United States
hibiscus - any plant of the genus Hibiscus
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The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose returns with another story of a gardening club in Darling, Alabama that is also involved in sleuthing on the side.
Sometimes called the Changeable Rose, Confederate Rose, Cotton Rose or Dixie Rose Mallow, depending on where you live in the world, it can grow to around four metres with a spread of perhaps three metres.