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Swamp Rose Mallow

Hibiscus palustris

A gorgeous U.S. native hibiscus featuring brilliant, pink-white blossoms up to six inches wide. A real show stopper for the garden and a non-hybrid too!

Seed Availability

Seeds are now available at our seed store.

Description

Grows to 3-6 feet, with stalks emanating from the center at the ground. Blooms are plentiful in summer, with dusty pink and white petals that last for a few days.

Hardiness

Freeze hardy to zone 4.

Growing Environment

Grows well in rich and moist soil, so water regularly. Grow in full sun to part shade. Main stalks die back to the ground in winter and re-grow from rhizomes the following year.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

A wonderful ornamental, suitable in almost any garden provided adequate water.

Native Range

Native to wetlands areas in the eastern United States, from Indiana and east.

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