Swamp Rosemallow

Hibiscus moscheutos

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Description:

Large perennial herb with white or pink flowers. From 4 to 7 feet tall. Flowers July to August. Moist to wet soils and sun to part shade.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Crimson Eyed Rosemallow, Marshmallow Hibiscus
Plant Family:Malvaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
South Jersey Native Range:South Jersey
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Hummingbirds
Bloom Time:July to September
Fruit Timing:Fall
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?Yes
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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