Plant Care Cotton Rosemallow

Cotton Rosemallow

Also known as

Confederate rose and Dixie rosemallow

Taxonomy

Hibiscus mutabilis
Hibiscus
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Cotton Rosemallow

Water

How often to water your Cotton Rosemallow

Water needs for Cotton Rosemallow
0.5 cups
every 9

Cotton 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 Cotton Rosemallow

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Cotton Rosemallow in your home

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

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

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

Cotton Rosemallow does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cotton Rosemallow in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cotton Rosemallow

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cotton 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 Cotton Rosemallow after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Cotton Rosemallow

Cotton Rosemallow

Cotton Rosemallow


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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