Niche Gardens - North Carolina (NC) Native Pants

Hibiscus grandiflorus


Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies

Hibiscus grandiflorus (Malvaceae)
(hi-BIS-kus gran-de-FLOR-us)
Velvet Mallow

A giant beauty huge, velvety gray-green leaves on 6-7' stems with soft-pink plate-sized blooms from late summer into fall. Because of its late bloom, Japanese Beetles leave this hibiscus alone. Native to the southern coastal US, and happy in moist-to-average sunny locations; may survive in zone 6 with winter mulch.

Bloom color: pale pink
Bloom period: mid-summer
Height: 6-7'
Spread: 6'
Zones: 7-9

Container size: Qt.
Price: $14
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