Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. palustris

Swamp Rose Mallow

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Description

Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. palustris has lovely pink flowers measuring up to 6 inches across. It stands 3 to 6 feet high and blooms from July to September. It is native to the eastern and central United States where it grows in wetlands. It is also known as swamp rose mallow. Some taxonomists give Hibiscus palustris species status. Palustris means “of the swamp”

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