Aibika: A quick growing deciduous upright subshrub/perennial to 6' tall or more by 3' to 4' wide. Soft yellow flowers appear early summer through fall, each with a dark red-purple eye, that last but one day. Plant in full sun a good garden soil with regular to occasional irrigation. Cut to the ground in mid-winter. The showy foliage provides a tropical effect. Its flowers are attractive to butterflies and bees. Deer resistant.