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flower Genus and Species: Hibiscus moscheutos
Family: Malvaceae
Common Name: Marsh Mallow, Swamp Rose Mallow, Wild Cotton
Habit: annual
Height: 12-14 inches
Flower Color: pink to creamy white, red or purple centers
Native To: North America
Range: coastal areas from Massachusetts to Florida
Blooming Period: July-September
Water Requirement: high
Soil Type: rich
Exposure: full sun
Seed Count: 48,000 seeds/lb
Seeding Rate: N/A
Miscellaneous: often found in upper wetlands; susceptible to Japanese beetles
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