Hibiscus laevis

halberd-leaf rosemallow

Malvaceae

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 4-6 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,pink
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Background screen in wet garden
Propagation: Seed
Availability: Native nurseries, Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam, organic material (muck)
Soil pH Range: Circum neutral

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Wet sites. Floodplains, riverbanks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B

Other

Other Comments: This is a wetland plant. It is rarely grown, but it has potential in appropriate sites.