Alyogyne huegelii ‘Karana’ – Native Hibiscus

A hardy and easy care small shrub growing to around a metre and a half high and wide, it has mauve-purple large flowers from spring through to autumn. It is dense growing and suitable for low hedging and screening as well as containers. It responds well to a light prune, which should be done after flowering, and it can be shaped to size. Frost hardy, it does well in cool temperate to sub-tropical climates, in well drained soils and sun to part shade.

Scientific Name:Alyogyne huegelii
Family:Malvaceae
Common Name:Native Hibiscus
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Purple, Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
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
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Wow factor
Special Uses:Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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