Wooly Rose-Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. lasiocarpos) in the Hardy Hibiscuses Database

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Botanical names:
Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. lasiocarpos Accepted
Hibiscus lasiocarpos Synonym
Hibiscus leucophyllus Synonym
Hibiscus californicus Synonym
Hibiscus platanoides Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 4-6 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
4"-5"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 2 or 3 weeks of cold moist stratification will help with germination
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Wooly Rose-Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. lasiocarpos) was a featured
Plant of the Day for November 27, 2015.

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Location: Jefferson County, TexasDate: June 26, 2010
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Location: Jefferson County, TexasDate: June 26, 2010
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Location: Summersville, MODate: 2017-08-14In a swampy area alongside cattails.
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Location: Van Buren, MODate: 2017-08-27
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Location: Jefferson County, TexasDate: June 26, 2010
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Location: Virginia
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Location: Jefferson County, TexasDate: June 19, 2012Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. lasiocoarpos with calyx removed to show
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Location: Summersville, MODate: 2017-08-14Pink variant - growing wild.
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Location: Summersville, MODate: 2017-08-14Pink variant - close up with flash.
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Location: Summersville, MODate: 2017-08-14Pink perfection!
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2013-08-09
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Location: Jacksonville, TXDate: 2013-08-09
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Native swamp hibiscus by dave Jun 28, 2013 9:45 PM 9
Hairy tropical hibiscus by bhart90 Oct 17, 2016 7:50 PM 6
Rain's Gone, What's Blooming in Your Garden? by Bubbles Jul 21, 2016 3:40 PM 193
June Blooms by Horntoad Jul 13, 2016 11:12 AM 49
of the Day: Wooly Rose-Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. lasiocarpos) by Horntoad Nov 29, 2015 6:01 PM 1
Bloom Now by Horntoad Jun 21, 2014 8:27 PM 0
First Bloom of the year. by Horntoad Jun 6, 2014 9:56 AM 5
Hardy Hibiscus by clintbrown Oct 25, 2017 6:28 PM 708

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