Hibiscus coccineus

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Plant types and subtypes: Root Catalog, Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium, high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 3'-7'

Bloom Time: June, July, August, September

Bloom Color: red, crimson

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Additional Tags: bog plant, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, swamp plant, wetland plant

Hibiscus coccineus (scarlet rosemallow)
  • Hibiscus coccineus (scarlet rosemallow)
  • Hibiscus coccineus (scarlet rosemallow)

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Description

Hibiscus coccineus

Also known as:

scarlet rosemallow

,

crimson rosemallow

,

wild red mallow

,

Texas star hibiscus

Scientific Synonyms:

Hibiscus semilobatus

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, VA

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Malvales
Family Malvaceae Mallow family
Genus Hibiscus rosemallow
Species Hibiscus coccineus scarlet rosemallow