Hibiscus moscheutos
Family: Malvaceae
crimson-eyed rose mallow, mallow-rose, rose mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos image
Stephen L. Solheim  
Hibiscus moscheutos image
Robert Bierman  
Etymology: Hibiscus: the ancient Greek and Latin name for some mallow-like plant
Plants: erect, perennial, 40"-80" forb
Leaves: lance-like to oval sometimes with upper lobes, stalked
Flowers: pink to white, 5-parted, 4"-8" wide, center often red to purple
Habitat: wet; marshes
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
Hibiscus moscheutos image
Hibiscus moscheutos image
Hibiscus moscheutos image
Robert Bierman  
Hibiscus moscheutos image
Caroline A. Creevey  
Hibiscus moscheutos image
Botanical Illustration