Hibiscus coccineus

Scientific name: Hibiscus coccineus

Common name: Rose Mallow

Family: Malvaceae

 

Hibiscus coccinus   

Location

Sparse erect shrubs behind water troughs.

Bed: 8; Grid: 8I2o
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South-eastern United States (Florida and Georgia). Occurs in tidal marshes and coastal swamps. This plant is one of the parents of the hybrid rose-mallows which have among the largest and showiest blooms of all cold tolerant herbaceous (dies back to ground in winter) perennials.

 

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