Alyogyne ‘Delightfully Double’ – Native Hibiscus

The unique feature of this excellent shrub is that it is the first native hibiscus with a double flower (ie the flower has an extra row of petals). It is a fast growing medium sized shrub that makes a superb feature plant in either a garden bed or large pot as it is smothered in flowers from early summer to autumn. It is relatively tolerant of both dry or humid conditions and will thrive over a large area of Australia. Give it a light trim after the first big summer flush of flowers.

Scientific Name:Alyogyne
Family:Malvaceae
Common Name:Native Hibiscus
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 1.8 metres
Width:1.8 metres
Flower Colour:Purple
Flowering Time:Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Screen
Special Uses:Playground friendly

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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