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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 stalks in fall

New growth will emerge in spring

Hibiscus laevis - Smooth rose mallow

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