Hibiscus moscheutos 'Lord Baltimore'

Lord Baltimore Rose Mallow

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Description

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Lord Baltimore' has huge crimson red flowers up to 10 “ across, the size of dinner plates. The petals are ruffled and slightly overlapping. At maturity it stands 4 – 5 feet high and blooms from mid July to September. It is hardy in zones 5 -9. The name Hibiscus came from the Greek word “hibiskos” that meant “marshmallow.”  The sticky root or stem of some plant in the mallow family was used at one time to make marshmallow confections.

Soil
Moist
Plant Shape
Upright
Exposure
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9