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Swamp Hibiscus

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Swamp Hibiscus

Hibiscus coccineus

Grow in average, medium to wet soil in full sun to part shade. Best in full sun or light shade. Plants may become leggy with diminished flowering in too much shade. Tolerates summer heat and humidity, but soil should be kept moist throughout the growing season.  

Growing Conditions

Height 3.00 to 6.00 feet
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time June to September
Zone 6 to 9

Additional Info

Some susceptibility to blight, canker, rust, leaf spots, aphids, scale, whiteflies and Japanese beetle

Taller plants may need staking

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All info from Missouri Botanical Garden