Hibiscus moscheutos
(rose mallow, hardy hibiscus)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Courtesy Missouri Botanical Garden PlantFinder

Additional Species:

‘Disco Belle White,’ ‘Disco Belle Rosy Red,’ ‘Kopper King,’ ‘Luna’ series, ‘Plum Krazy,’ ‘Fireball,’ ‘Pink Cloud’

Height: 36 – 72 inches


Spread:  36 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: MO, KS


Comments & Cautions:
cut back only in late spring to protect crown in winter and encourage dense basal growth; flowers last only a day but are profuse; avoid windy locations


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

broad and rounded; shrub-like

Foliage

lobed leaves up to 10 inches long; very bold texture

Flowers

up to 12 inches wide, overlapping petals; color range includes pinks, reds, white, yellow; July-October

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