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Hibiscus moscheutos

Swamp Rose-Mallow (Crimson-eyed rose-mallow)

Hibiscus moscheutos, Swamp rose-mallow, is a  fast growing cold-hardy plant.  Striking when grown in colonies in average to moist soil in wetlands, on pond edges and along streambanks. Growing 4-6' tall in full sun, Swamp rose-mallow is very useful in projects when moisture levels are too high for traditional perennials. The monstrous pink flower with dark pink center, sometimes measuring up 10-12" wide, will provide great color from August through September. The stems and spent seed pods of Swamp rose-mallow persist through winter and will add vertical interest during those dark cold days of the winter.

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