- 2023 Indiana Natives
- Mallow - Swamp Rose (Hibiscus moscheutos)
Mallow - Swamp Rose (Hibiscus moscheutos)
A large, attractive plant suited for sunny, moist, even wet and slightly acidic sites. Multiple stems will come from a single plant on this shrub-like perennial forb. The large leaves are dark gray-green, and hairy on the underside. The stunning white flowers can reach 6" across with dark pink centers, and long cream-colored stamens. Great for a late-summer living fence, a wetland edge, or rain garden.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet
Height - 5 feet
Bloom Time - July, August, September
Bloom Color - White, Pink
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.