Hardy Hibiscus (Hibiscus moscheutos Luna™ Pink Swirl) in the Hardy Hibiscuses Database

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Trade name information:
Series: Luna™
Trade Name: Pink Swirl
Cultivar name: 'Balhibpsw'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
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
Flower Color: Bi-Color: pink and white or pinky-purple and white
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Cuttings: Cane
Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Comments:
Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Nov 24, 2011 1:48 PM

Produces a large amount of seeds and is fairly easy to grow from seed. One of the few rose-mallows to bloom the first year from seed. Flowers are 8"-9" in diameter and keep coming all though the season.

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piksihk On October 6, 2018 Obtained plant
seedling Mercer swap - Coni
piksihk On August 3, 2018 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
piksihk On October 27, 2017 Miscellaneous Event
1 month old seedling
piksihk On September 10, 2017 Seeds sown
Few seeds- on wet paper towel
piksihk On August 3, 2016 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
4 seedlings
piksihk On January 17, 2015 Seeds sown
Horntoad On May 26, 2016 Bloomed
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Weedwhacker On March 18, 2016 Seeds sown
under lights indoors
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