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For wet spaces, swamp mallow is naturally found in wetlands.

For wet spaces, swamp mallow is naturally found in wetlands. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Hibiscus moscheutos

Swamp mallow

The large blossoms demand your attention. Bloom color ranges from white to pink.

Found in swamps and wet meadows, this definitely requires wet soils. Great plant for ponds and the nectar supports nectar-feeders and birds. 

 


Height:

4-6 ft

Spread:

3-4 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-10

Bloom Color:

Pink, White

Hibiscus moscheutos Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Flowering Months

  • September
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=HIMO