Hibiscus coccineus (Swamp Hibiscus; Scarlet Rose Mallow)

Height: 4-7 feet
Spread: 2-3 feet
Light: Full sun
Soil: Fairly drought tolerant once established but will flower best in moist to wet soil.
Description: Native to marshes and swamps in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. Deep red, star-shaped blooms top plants from June to September. A large, woody perennial that’s great for the back of the border or grouped in masses around a pond or wetland area. Attracts hummingbirds, butterflies, and awe-struck admirers.


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