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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

    Seasons

    Summer

    Uses

  • Water Plant
  • Rain Garden

  • Sunlight Exposure


    Tollerances

  • Wet Soil

  • Attracted Wildlife

    Butterflies

    Colors


    History

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


    Other Details

    Polinator
    Sold at Mount Vernon

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