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Swamp Rose-mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos (Hibiscus palustris)

Swamp rose-mallow flowers come in two color forms. The form with all-pink flowers is sometimes classified as a separate species, Hibiscus palustris.

• Family: Mallow (Malvaceae)
• Habitat: salt or brackish marshes near the coast
• Height: 4-7 feet
• Flower size: 4-7 inches wide
• Flower color: pink or white, sometimes with a red center
• Flowering time: July to September
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.