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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    One of the most cold tolerant hibiscuses, this plant has pale pink flowers with a red eye. It adds an interesting texture to the summer border.

    Latin Name

    Hibiscus laevis


    Family

    Malvaceae


    Type of Plant

    Perennials

    Bloom Season

    August - September


    Seasons

    Summer

    Specifications

    Max Height: 6'
    Max Spread: 3'

    Uses

  • Water Plant
  • Rain Garden
  • Flower Border

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Full Sun

    Tollerances

  • Wet Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    Native Range

    Eastern and central United States


    History

    John Bartram listed this plant for sale in his catalog in 1770.


    Other Details

    Polinator
    Sold at Mount Vernon

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