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Hibiscus lasiocarpos - Wooly Rose Mallow

Hibiscus lasiocarpos is gorgeous in the Summer with its 4 inch white blossoms with dark red centers. The Wooly Rose Mallow is native to wetlands in the northern part of the Central Valley in California. Hibiscus lasiocarpos is a perennial that spreads by underground runners. The California Hibiscus often still goes by the latin Hibiscus californicus in the trade. Hibiscus lasiocarpos grows to 6 feet tall and spreads to 3 feet or more in width. The Wooly Rose Mallow is winter deciduous, plants are likely hardy into the low 20°s F or high teens. Hibiscus lasiocarpos is easy to grow in sun or shade on the banks of ponds and wetlands and requires regular water in a garden setting.

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Hibiscus lasiocarpos, Wooly Rose Mallow