Marsh Hibiscus, A Beautiful Bloom
Marsh Hibiscus is a perennial shrub that will keep coming back, on average, for two years. This shrub grows from one foot to ten feet tall from the ground and produces a medium-to-large-sized flower.
The flower consists of five silky petals that will be colored either pink or red. Depending on the color of the petals, the center around the stamen will be a deep purple or dark red, contrasting the color of the petals. The stamen is yellow with small pollen balls on the ends, giving the flower a splash of bright color.
It is a shrub commonly found in the Southeastern region of the United States, particularly near an abundance of marshlands and open space.
Even though this beautiful shrub grows and thrives in wet swampland areas, it is simple to grow at home! This perennial shrub prefers partial shade/sunshine and moist soil, but it is known for doing well under various environmental conditions.
Marsh Hibiscus blooms from early spring to late summer.
Known by many different names, these hardy perennial shrubs are scientifically known as Hibiscus Grandiflorus, Commonly known as Marsh Hibiscus. Regardless of the name, the flowers are just as breathtaking every time they bloom.
The peak of their blooming season falls between early spring (March) and late Summer (August). With a six-month blooming season and being a perennial plant, you'll get to enjoy this new addition for a long gardening season.
This unique hibiscus is a perfect starter shrub for any beginning gardener because they are hardy, easy-to-care-for plants. Once planted, the root systems imbed themselves into the soil, and with plenty of water, this plant will be the perfect, low-maintenance addition to your yard.
Whether you are starting a new flower bed or want to add an eye-catching flowering shrub to your yard, this plant is just right for you!