Hibiscus moscheutos 'Sweet Caroline'

Sweet Caroline Rose Mallow

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Description

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Sweet Caroline' has pink flowers with darker veins and a dark red eye. The flowers are 6-8” across with slightly ruffled overlapping and petals. At maturity, the plant stands 4-5 ft tall and blooms from mid summer to fall. It is hardy in zones 5 - 9. 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
Pink, Red
Landscape Use
Bedding or Border, Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Resistant To Deer
Plant Type
Perennial
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9