Light pink overlapping petals with a deep maroon eye & prominent stemen topped on a loosely branched shrub 

Each branch holds 5-6 blooms 

Found naturally near wetlands, streams, & ponds 

Blooms in full to partial sun July-Sept

Grows 4-5ft tall in medium to moist soil 

Great for raingardens 

Attracts butterflies 

Deer resistant 

Cut back dead growth after frost 

New growth will emerge in spring 

Sold in 2x3 inch pots

Smooth rose mallow -Hibiscus laevis