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Hibiscus laevis

Halberdleaf rosemallow

Flowers are light pink, darkening toward the center. Prefers sunny, wetter areas, where it is slow to develop in spring but grows and blooms dramatically in the heat of summer. Its thick stems transfer nutrients from a massive rootstock. Food source for the larvae of the Delightful Bird-dropping Moth (Tarache delecta).

Height: 4-6 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Time: July,August
Hardiness Zone: 2 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Hibiscus laevis

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

July
August

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

4' to 6'

Flower Type

Solitary

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Coarse

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average

Origin

Greater Midwest