Common Names: Seashore Mallow, Virginia Saltmarsh Mallow
Type of Plant: Herbaceous Perennial.
Native Range: Coastal Areas, NY to Texas.
Reported Hardiness: Zones 6-9.
Cultivation and Uses: Seashore Mallow is a close relative of the native eastern Hibiscus species that is distinguished by only a few technical considerations. It forms a many stemmed plant after only a year that blooms in profusion from August onward. It also tolerates salt water, hence the name “Saltmarsh Mallow.” Grows so fast that even young plants must be moved up into 3 gallon containers. A must have plant for all Hibiscus fanciers.
Provenance: All plants are grown from seed collected at the nursery.
Prices and Sizes: 1 Gallon, $9.95.
3 Gallon, $19.95