Hibiscus moscheutos 'Robert Fleming'

Robert Fleming Rose Mallow

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Description

This plant is a small version of a plant found growing naturally in the swamps of eastern north America.

Robert Fleming hardy hibiscus is a compact perennial that bears large crimson flowers in the summer months. It reaches a height of about 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
Bloom Color
Red
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
4 - 10