Very large, showy, creamy-white or pink flowers open in constant succession over a very long period, butterflies and bees being attracted to its huge trumpet blossoms, which have crimson-to-purple centres. Surprisingly, in its central and eastern North America home states, including Illinois and Minnesota, it grows on riverbanks, next to ponds and in low wet areas, such as marshes.
These seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and cold-stored for several months. They should be sown into a well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered thinly with sand or grit and kept moist. Keep at between 15 and 20 degrees C. Germination usually occurs within 4 to 6 weeks although some seeds may take much longer.
Common name:Hibiscus laevis, Halberd-leaf Rosemallow,
Classification:Half hardy shrub, Hardy shrub
Packet Content:5 (Approx)