At home in ponds, along rivers and in soggy marshes, but can thrive in the perennial garden as well.
Tips for Homeowners:
Cut back the woody stems in the spring. Remove old flowers just to tidy it up.
Rate this Plant:
Striking perennial with its red flowers and size, but hummingbirds might like it more.
- Large 6" red flowers
- Maple-like leaves on tall plant
- Attractive in winter with decorative seed pods
Interesting Notes about Mallow:
Each bloom lasts one day, but pretty red flowers are produced in huge numbers. Though it is the late to come up in the spring, this plant will quickly grow to reach its full potential.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Summer Bloomer
- Mass Planting
- Water's Edge / Bog Plant
- Long Blooming
- Fast Growing
- Low Maintenance
- Full Sun
- Partial Sun
- Attracts Humming-birds
- Attracts Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering):
- Wet Soil/Wetlands
- Moist, Well-Drained