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Rose Mallow (Hibiscus lasiocarpos)

Scientific Name: Hibiscus lasiocarpos
Available Size: 4-6′

34 in stock

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Description

Type: Herbaceous perennial

Family: Malvaceae

Height:3-7 feet

Spread: 2-3 feet

Native Range: Southern US, statewide in Missouri

Ideal Site Requirements:

Soil: average

Water: medium to wet

Sunlight needs: full sun

Tolerates: wet soil

Landscape use: water plant, rain garden

Brief Description: Vigorous, erect, often woody based perennial, with large showy flowers. Long blooming period, and one of the largest Missouri native wildflowers. A large plant for the rear of the perennial border, mixed border, native plant garden or patio area or courtyard. Also effective when grouped in moist locations such as along the edge of a pond or stream.

Possible Problems: Some susceptibility to blight, canker, rust, leaf spots, aphids, scale, whiteflies and Japanese beetle. Taller plants may need staking.

Stand out Features: Very large flowers, with long blooming period.

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