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Swamp Rose Mallow

Plant Type: Herbaceous
Habitat: Wetland
Light Requirements: sun
Soil Moisture: mesic, wet
Soil Type: Loam
Height: 4 - 7 ft
Bloom Time: June - Sept
Flower Colour: white to pink with darker centre
Comments: Heavy feeder. Mulch in winter. Large plant.
Germination: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.
Picture Copyright: Robert H Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database