Hardy Hibiscus moscheutos has lovely 4"-5" soft pink to white, hollyhock-like blooms, many with deep pink centers. Hibiscus is is a shrubby wildflower that is showy, long-blooming and perfect for moist locations.
Hibiscus moscheutos is a hardy perennial that is native to the southern and eastern United States and parts of Canada. It is indigenous to low wet areas such as ditches, swamps, marshes, and river and pond edges.
Hibiscus moscheutos prefers sun to light shade and moist to wet soil. Also called Swamp Mallow, it is great for wet locations and water side, but will tolerate dry spells and average soils. Like other hardy hibiscus it is slow to break dormancy in spring.