Hibiscus moscheutos 'Luna Red'

Luna Red Rose Mallow

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Description

The name of this plant means 'red moon' because its dark red flowers can reach nearly eight inches across.

Luna Red hardy hibiscus is a compact perennial that bears large red flowers in the summer months. It reaches a height of only about two to three feet with a width of about two feet so is perfectly suited to small urban gardens. As a form of the swamp rose mallow it prefers moist, and even wet, soils but can manage in average garden soils with regular deep watering in hot dry conditions.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Round
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
July - August, September - October
Bloom Color
Red
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9