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Light:Hibiscus Marshmallow likes full sun or partial shade.
Water:Water well as this plant likes moist well drained soil.
Soil:Wet, moist soil
Uses:The Plants die back during the winter and will return in late spring. This plant is a fast grower and does not need much care. Mulching in winter
Once the plant is 2 years old you may harvest the sweet taproot in August leaving a few small roots to allow it to come back in the spring. The roots have a similar taste as parsnips and are eaten fresh, as a vegetable. The leaves individually can be used fresh or dried for teas, tinctures and poultices.