Plant Care Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

About Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow belongs to the Hibiscus genus, and is native to Southern and Eastern North America.


Hibiscus moscheutos

Also known as

Crimsoneyes rosemallow, Hardy hibiscus, Rose mallow, Swamp rose-mallow and Eastern rosemallow

How to care for Crimsoneyed Rosemallow


How often to water your Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Water needs for Crimsoneyed Rosemallow
0.5 cups
every 9

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Crimsoneyed Rosemallow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crimsoneyed Rosemallow: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crimsoneyed Rosemallow: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Crimsoneyed Rosemallow after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Crimsoneyed Rosemallow

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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