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Hibiscus rose mallow  

Hibiscus moscheutos

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Hibiscus rose mallow is a member of the Hibiscus family. Its botanical name is Hibiscus moscheutos.

Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   China pink. The mature flowers take a single form.

It is an ornamental / flower that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more.

Hibiscus rose mallow is known for its erect habit and growing to a height of approximately 96.0 cm (3.12 feet).

This plant is a great attractor for butterflies, so if you are looking to attract wildlife Hibiscus rose mallow is a great choice.

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Hibiscus rose mallow have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Hibiscus rose mallow

  • Full Sun

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun / partial sun and remember to water moderately. Hibiscus rose mallow is generally regarded as a very hardy plant, so this plant will tend to survive through freezing conditions.

See our list of companion Plants for Hibiscus rose mallow to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Hibiscus rose mallow from seed

Transplanting Hibiscus rose mallow

Hibiscus rose mallow is very hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

How long does Hibiscus rose mallow take to grow?

These estimates for how long Hibiscus rose mallow takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.

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Days to Germination How long does it take Hibiscus rose mallow to germinate?
4 days

Average 4 days | Min 3 days | Max 22 days (8)

Days to Transplant How long until I can plant out Hibiscus rose mallow?
+ 30 days

Average 30 days | Min 20 days | Max 42 days (3)

Days to Maturity How long until Hibiscus rose mallow is ready for harvest / bloom?
+ 182 days

Average 182 days | Min 127 days | Max 572 days (6)

Total Growing Days How long does it take to grow Hibiscus rose mallow?
= 216 days

Other names for Hibiscus rose mallow

Hardy hibiscus

Hibiscus moscheutos L.

Latest Hibiscus rose mallow Reviews

  • This is a very easy plant to grow. I started with a plant bought from a local nursery. With lots of direct sunlight and moderate watering it produces large beautiful red blooms.

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