Hibiscus moscheutos 'Lou Emmonds'

Lou Emmonds Rose Mallow

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Description

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Lou Emmonds' has huge snow-white flowers with a crimson red eye. It grows to 3 feet high and blooms from mid summer to early fall. It is hardy to zone 4. It is attractive to bees and hummingbirds while resistant to deer. The name Hibiscus came from the Greek work “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
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red, White
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9