Crimson Eyed Rose Mallow
also known as: Marshmallow hibiscus, Swamp Rose Mallow, Rose Mallow Hibiscus moscheutos
Rose Mallow, Swamp Rose Mallow a showy, hardy native perennial with oversized blooms that are 4-6″ across having 5 petals, blooms white with reddish purple throat. Highly attractive to hummingbirds and ideal planted around a bog garden or in moist areas. Do not allow the soil to dry out during the growing season.
Hardiness Zone: 5-9
Light: Full sun, light shade
Mature Growth: 3-7 feet
Soil: Consistently moist, rich with organic matter, loamy, silt
Wildlife: Flowers are attractive to hummingbirds, butterflies & bees.
Larval Host Plant: Gray Hairstreak