Common Name: Smooth Rose Mallow, Scarlet Rose Mallow
Full to part sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, adaptable to most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH. 5-6 feet height, blooms summer into fall, pink flowers, spreads slowly by seed.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Statewide but mostly concentrated in Coastal Plain and Interior Low Plateaus of western and middle Tennessee
Easy to grow from seed. Showy flowers on a low-maintenance plant. Good for wetland gardens. Attracts butterflies.