Hibiscus moscheutos 'Snowflame'

Snowflame Rose Mallow

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Description

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Snowflame' has giant bicolored red and white flowers with pink streaks. The huge flowers are 10 to 12 inches across and are often called dinner plates. 'Snowflame' stands 3-5 ft tall and blooms from mid summer to fall. It is attractive to hummingbirds while resistant to deer. 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
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