Rose Mallow hibiscus

Hibiscus moscheutos also known as Rose mallow or Swamp Mallow is a cold-hardy perennial that grows in zones 4-9. The plant can grow up to 3-8 ft tall depending on cultivar and produces spectacular, dish…

Tropical Hibiscus

Growing Tropical Hibiscus A popular plant sold at box stores and nurseries is the Tropical Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa- sinensis). This well-known species is hardy along the Gulf Coast, California, Florida and Hawaii but can be…

Deer damage to Rose of Sharon

The deer have nibbled off many of the branches of two Rose of Sharon bushes. Can I trim the branches now to make it look better or should I wait? Some of the branches were…

Confederate Rose

I have recently purchased a Confederate Rose. My grandmother called it a Cotton Rose. I’d appreciate any information you can give me about this plant. Does it like full/partial sun? Mature height? My neighbor has…