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Hibiscus moscheutos

Marsh hibiscus/Rose mallow

Hibiscus moscheutos is a tall showy perennial, native throughout the southeast. It is naturally found in wetland habitats, and grows best in full sun to part shade sites. This species typically gets to five feet tall during the growing season. Large red, white, or pink flowers bloom in the summer and attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators. It becomes fully dormant in the winter, but if the dead stalks are left in place they become excellent over-winter pollinator habitat. It is a host plant for several native butterfly species. Hibiscus moscheutos is great for stormwater plantings, wetland mitigation, or as a specimen plant in a rain garden.

Species name - Container sizeCommon nameStockPriceQuantity PricingAdd to request
Hibiscus moscheutos - 4 inch

Marsh hibiscus/Rose mallow

159 in stock

$8.4736+ $4.24ea
Hibiscus moscheutos - Plug

Marsh hibiscus/Rose mallow

842 in stock

$2.2072+ $1.10ea

Plant type

  • Flowering Perennial

Mature Height

  • Up to 6'

Wetland Indicator Status

  • (OBL) Obligate wetland


  • Salt Tolerant
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Butterfly and Pollinator Supportive

Planting Zone

  • Temporarily Inundated / Shallow Land
  • Riparian Zone
  • Vegetated Shelf
  • Riparian Buffer

Classification by Use

  • SCM (Stormwater Control Measure)
  • Rain Garden
  • Erosion Control
  • Showy Native
  • Constructed Wetland
  • Wetland Mitigation