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Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Ballet Slippers'
Also known as : Rose-mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Hardiness Zones
Hardiness Zones
5 to 8
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Key Facts About Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'

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Attributes of Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'

Lifespan
Perennial
Plant Type
Shrub
Plant Height
1.2 m to 1.8 m
Spread
60 cm to 90 cm
Leaf Color
Green
Flower Size
17 cm
Flower Color
White
Red
Pink
Leaf type
Deciduous
Ideal Temperature
5 - 32 ℃

Scientific Classification of Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'

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Basic Care Guide
Common Pests & Diseases
Transplant
24-36 inches
The prime window for relocating swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is during the refreshingly cool and moist period of early to mid-spring, fostering optimal root establishment. Choose a sunny to partly shaded locale with moist, well-draining soil. Nurture the roots tenderly during the process for best results.
Transplant Techniques
Pruning
Early spring, Late winter
Renowned for its large, creamy white flowers with a blush pink hue, swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' thrives in wet environments. Prune in late winter or early spring before new growth. Cut back dead or weak stems to the base and reduce healthy stems to shape the plant, enhance air circulation, and encourage vigorous blooms. Regular deadheading promotes further flowering. This selective pruning ensures a robust plant with optimal flowering, maintaining both health and aesthetics.
Pruning techniques
Propagation
Autumn,Winter
A distinct perineal thriving in both wetlands and gardens, swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is propagated primarily through cuttings. Rooting success increases with the use of a well-draining soil mix, ensuring cuttings are taken from healthy, disease-free parent plants. Treat cut ends with rooting hormone to stimulate growth and maintain consistent moisture without waterlogging. Providing a warm environment and indirect light will facilitate vigorous root development for a robust start.
Propagation Techniques
Leaf drooping
Leaf drooping in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is often symptomatic of stress, potentially caused by environmental factors or disease. This condition leads to weakened growth and reduced flowering ability, impacting plant aesthetics and health.
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Whole plant withering
Whole plant withering is a debilitating disease that affects the Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' by causing the entire plant to wilt and eventually die. This disease may result from multiple pathological and environmental factors and its ramifications can be severe if not addressed promptly.
Read More
Interveinal yellowing
Interveinal yellowing is a symptom typically indicative of nutritional deficiencies or infections that leads to yellow patches between the leaf veins in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', often hindering photosynthesis and affecting plant vigor.
Read More
Leaf tip withering
Leaf tip withering is a condition affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', characterized by the browning and drying of leaf tips, potentially leading to reduced vigor and impaired aesthetics of the plant.
Read More
Dark spots
Dark spots is a common disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing disfiguring marks on the plant's foliage. This disease, often caused by a fungus, can significantly reduce the plant's aesthetic appeal and overall health. Immediate treatment and prevention are advised.
Read More
Scars
Scars disease in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' typically refers to tissue damage from pests, environmental factors, or cultural practices. It affects growth and aesthetics, potentially leading to weakened plant health and increased susceptibility to other diseases.
Read More
Leaf yellowing
Leaf yellowing in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is a common disease that causes discoloration and can lead to reduced vigor and bloom quality, potentially affecting the overall health of the plant.
Read More
Flower wilting
Flower wilting refers to a common plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling of flowers, primarily in unfavorable conditions. In Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', it can stunt growth, diminish flowering and potentially result in plant death if left untreated.
Read More
Aphid
Aphids are a common pest affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing stunted growth, distorted leaves, and reduced flowering. These pests suck sap from the plant, weakening it and sometimes transmitting viruses.
Read More
Leaf white mold
Leaf white mold on Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is a fungal disease causing white, cottony growth on leaves, leading to discoloration, wilting, and potential plant death.
Read More
Scale insect
Scale insect is a common pest that targets Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing stunted growth, discoloration, and leaf drop. Managing these pests is crucial for maintaining plant health and aesthetics.
Read More
Wounds
Wounds on Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' represent physical damage caused by local mechanical stress or pests, such as insects, affecting the overall health and appearance of the plant. Immediate care and prevention measures can limit the spread and aftermath of this disease.
Read More
Flower rot
Flower rot is a fungal infection that adversely affects the health and aesthetics of the Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. The disease causes the decay of flower parts and hinders the plant's growth, potentiating plant losses.
Read More
Branch withering
Branch withering in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is a disease that compromises the plant's vascular system, causing limb dieback and potential death if not managed. The disease impacts both aesthetics and vitality.
Read More
Dark blotch
Dark blotch is a fungal disease, caused by Alternaria species, affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers''s health. It manifests as irregular, dark spots on leaves, stems, and blossoms, negatively impacting aesthetics and growth. Proper preventive and curative measures can help control its progression and potential spread.
Read More
Spots
Spots is a fungal disease impacting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing noticeable discoloration and a considerable decrease in plant vitality. If untreated, it may lead to substantial loss of foliage, impacting growth and overall health.
Read More
Notch
Notch is a non-infectious physiological condition affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing distinct indentations on leaves and reduced aesthetic appeal. It's a response to environmental stressors rather than a pathogen.
Read More
Yellow edges
Yellow edges disease prominently affects Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. It's characterized by yellow patches on the edges of the leaves, ultimately leading to reduced plant vigor and stunted growth. This fungal disease spreads quickly in wet, humid conditions.
Read More
Leaf wilting
Leaf wilting is a disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', leading to the drooping, yellowing, and eventual death of leaves. This condition often results from water deficiencies, poor soil, temperature stress, or fungal infections, severely impacting the plant's aesthetic appeal and growth.
Read More
Whole leaf withering
Whole leaf withering is a significant disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', characterized by a rapid decline in leaf health, eventually compromising the plant's vitality and aesthetics.
Read More
Stem blackening
Stem blackening in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' typically results from a fungal infection, leading to darkened stems, wilting, and potential plant death if untreated. Management involves cultural and chemical interventions.
Read More
Non-base branch withering
Non-base branch withering is a disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', manifesting as progressive dieback of branches, impacting plant vigor and bloom. Timely intervention can mitigate damage and prevent spread to nearby plants.
Read More
Leaf blotch
Leaf blotch is a fungal disease causing irregular brown or black spots on leaves of Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. This can lead to premature leaf drop, weakening the plant and compromising its visual appeal.
Read More
Flower withering
Flower withering is a disease commonly affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. It leads to a drastic decline in flower production, depleting the plant's aesthetic appeal. The disease, believed to be triggered by various environmental and biological factors, jeopardizes the plant's overall health and survival.
Read More
Mealybug
Mealybug disease negatively impacts the 'Ballet Slippers' variety of Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing stunted growth and leaf damage. The disease is particularly virulent in warmer months, emphasizing the need for vigilant management and control practices.
Read More
Black mold
Black mold is a fungal infection that colonizes the foliage of 'Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'', causing dark, sooty patches. It severely affects plant aesthetics and can hinder photosynthesis, potentially stunting growth or causing leaf drop.
Read More
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Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Hibiscus moscheutos 'Ballet Slippers'
Also known as: Rose-mallow 'Ballet Slippers'
Hardiness Zones
Hardiness Zones
5 to 8
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Key Facts About Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'

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Attributes of Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'

Lifespan
Perennial
Plant Type
Shrub
Plant Height
1.2 m to 1.8 m
Spread
60 cm to 90 cm
Leaf Color
Green
Flower Size
17 cm
Flower Color
White
Red
Pink
Leaf type
Deciduous
Ideal Temperature
5 - 32 ℃
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Basic Care Guide
Common Pests & Diseases
Leaf drooping
Leaf drooping in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is often symptomatic of stress, potentially caused by environmental factors or disease. This condition leads to weakened growth and reduced flowering ability, impacting plant aesthetics and health.
 detail
Whole plant withering
Whole plant withering is a debilitating disease that affects the Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' by causing the entire plant to wilt and eventually die. This disease may result from multiple pathological and environmental factors and its ramifications can be severe if not addressed promptly.
 detail
Interveinal yellowing
Interveinal yellowing is a symptom typically indicative of nutritional deficiencies or infections that leads to yellow patches between the leaf veins in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', often hindering photosynthesis and affecting plant vigor.
 detail
Leaf tip withering
Leaf tip withering is a condition affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', characterized by the browning and drying of leaf tips, potentially leading to reduced vigor and impaired aesthetics of the plant.
 detail
Dark spots
Dark spots is a common disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing disfiguring marks on the plant's foliage. This disease, often caused by a fungus, can significantly reduce the plant's aesthetic appeal and overall health. Immediate treatment and prevention are advised.
 detail
Scars
Scars disease in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' typically refers to tissue damage from pests, environmental factors, or cultural practices. It affects growth and aesthetics, potentially leading to weakened plant health and increased susceptibility to other diseases.
 detail
Leaf yellowing
Leaf yellowing in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is a common disease that causes discoloration and can lead to reduced vigor and bloom quality, potentially affecting the overall health of the plant.
 detail
Flower wilting
Flower wilting refers to a common plant disease characterized by drooping and shriveling of flowers, primarily in unfavorable conditions. In Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', it can stunt growth, diminish flowering and potentially result in plant death if left untreated.
 detail
Aphid
Aphids are a common pest affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing stunted growth, distorted leaves, and reduced flowering. These pests suck sap from the plant, weakening it and sometimes transmitting viruses.
 detail
Leaf white mold
Leaf white mold on Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is a fungal disease causing white, cottony growth on leaves, leading to discoloration, wilting, and potential plant death.
 detail
Scale insect
Scale insect is a common pest that targets Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing stunted growth, discoloration, and leaf drop. Managing these pests is crucial for maintaining plant health and aesthetics.
 detail
Wounds
Wounds on Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' represent physical damage caused by local mechanical stress or pests, such as insects, affecting the overall health and appearance of the plant. Immediate care and prevention measures can limit the spread and aftermath of this disease.
 detail
Flower rot
Flower rot is a fungal infection that adversely affects the health and aesthetics of the Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. The disease causes the decay of flower parts and hinders the plant's growth, potentiating plant losses.
 detail
Branch withering
Branch withering in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' is a disease that compromises the plant's vascular system, causing limb dieback and potential death if not managed. The disease impacts both aesthetics and vitality.
 detail
Dark blotch
Dark blotch is a fungal disease, caused by Alternaria species, affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers''s health. It manifests as irregular, dark spots on leaves, stems, and blossoms, negatively impacting aesthetics and growth. Proper preventive and curative measures can help control its progression and potential spread.
 detail
Spots
Spots is a fungal disease impacting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing noticeable discoloration and a considerable decrease in plant vitality. If untreated, it may lead to substantial loss of foliage, impacting growth and overall health.
 detail
Notch
Notch is a non-infectious physiological condition affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing distinct indentations on leaves and reduced aesthetic appeal. It's a response to environmental stressors rather than a pathogen.
 detail
Yellow edges
Yellow edges disease prominently affects Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. It's characterized by yellow patches on the edges of the leaves, ultimately leading to reduced plant vigor and stunted growth. This fungal disease spreads quickly in wet, humid conditions.
 detail
Leaf wilting
Leaf wilting is a disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', leading to the drooping, yellowing, and eventual death of leaves. This condition often results from water deficiencies, poor soil, temperature stress, or fungal infections, severely impacting the plant's aesthetic appeal and growth.
 detail
Whole leaf withering
Whole leaf withering is a significant disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', characterized by a rapid decline in leaf health, eventually compromising the plant's vitality and aesthetics.
 detail
Stem blackening
Stem blackening in Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers' typically results from a fungal infection, leading to darkened stems, wilting, and potential plant death if untreated. Management involves cultural and chemical interventions.
 detail
Non-base branch withering
Non-base branch withering is a disease affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', manifesting as progressive dieback of branches, impacting plant vigor and bloom. Timely intervention can mitigate damage and prevent spread to nearby plants.
 detail
Leaf blotch
Leaf blotch is a fungal disease causing irregular brown or black spots on leaves of Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. This can lead to premature leaf drop, weakening the plant and compromising its visual appeal.
 detail
Flower withering
Flower withering is a disease commonly affecting Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'. It leads to a drastic decline in flower production, depleting the plant's aesthetic appeal. The disease, believed to be triggered by various environmental and biological factors, jeopardizes the plant's overall health and survival.
 detail
Mealybug
Mealybug disease negatively impacts the 'Ballet Slippers' variety of Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers', causing stunted growth and leaf damage. The disease is particularly virulent in warmer months, emphasizing the need for vigilant management and control practices.
 detail
Black mold
Black mold is a fungal infection that colonizes the foliage of 'Swamp rose mallow 'Ballet Slippers'', causing dark, sooty patches. It severely affects plant aesthetics and can hinder photosynthesis, potentially stunting growth or causing leaf drop.
 detail
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