Scientific Name: Hibiscus moscheutos
Common Name: Common Rose Mallow, Common Swamp Mallow
Hardiness Degree: -20°F (-28.9°C)
Blooming Season: Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Low Maintenance, Attracts Bees, Attracts Hummingbirds, Heat Tolerant
Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Width: 24" (61cm)
General Information: Huge flowers, extremely heat tolerant once established, large number of flowers on one plant, excellent perennial
A First Year-Flowering Perennial and Hot Summer Survivors selection!
Dramatic and impressive, with numerous eye-catching, 6 to 8-in./15 to 20-cm flowers, the Luna series produces big, bushy, well-branched plants without pinching. Ideal for large containers, Luna can also be planted in the ground as a perennial and enjoyed for great garden performance year after year. Heat-loving plants not only tolerate moist soil conditions, but are also drought tolerant once established in the garden. Very responsive to growth regulators. Crop time from seed is 13 to 14 weeks in the Summer; 16 weeks in the Spring. Reliable seed availability with a significantly high germination compared to other seed varieties.