Hibiscus coccineus

Scarlet Rose Mallow

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Pot Size: 4"x4"x5.5" pot

Plant Description

If you need a big plant for a moist or wet spot in full sun, in the warm south, this one may be for you. Growing naturally in swamps and wet areas of the southeast, Scarlet Rose Mallow grows to 6 feet and has 3-5" bright scarlet flowers from mid-summer to fall that are irresistible to hummingbirds. Chop the old stems down to the ground each winter to keep it rejuvenated.



Rain Garden

Butterfly Plant

Hummingbird Plant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial,



Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny

Soil Condition

Average, Organic

Moisture Tolerance

Moderately moist,

Moist, Wet


full quart


36 or taller

Flower Color

Rose, Red, scarlet

Bloom Time

Mid summer,

Late summer



Hardiness Zones

6, 7, 8, 9