Hibiscus moscheutos is a shrubby perennial native to Richmond VA. This showy plant boasts large, heart-shaped leaves and five-petaled, white flowers with hints of pink or red. Flowers bloom July-September, later in the season and last over a long period in late summer. Individual flowers only last 1-2 days, but new flowers bloom daily through the long blooming season.
This shrub attracts Ruby throated hummingbirds as a great source of nectar. Also attracts butterflies and pollinators. Hosts catepillars of many types of moths as well as patined lady, gray hairstreak and skippers catepillars.