Hardy Hibiscus, Rose Mallow, Swamp Mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Heartthrob'

Family: Malvaceae (mal-VAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Hibiscus (hi-BIS-kus) (Info)
Species: moscheutos (mos-KEW-tos) (Info)
Cultivar: Heartthrob
Additional cultivar information:(PP24760)
Hybridized by Falstad
Registered or introduced: 2013
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Height:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Veined

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Copperas Cove, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 23, 2012, Sandwichkatexan from Copperas Cove, TX wrote:

Just purchased this and put it in the ground I bought 4 of them so far they seem to be loving the same conditions as other hardy hibiscus varieties . I can not wait to see them bloom I hope they are the dark maroon color as described.