Hibiscus hybrid ‘Aussie Delight’ – Native Hibiscus

A delightful native hibiscus with prolific pale pink flowers that are perfumed. Suits most areas except for very cold ones. Once established it will take periods of drought, light frost, and high heat and humidity. It grows to around 2 metres high and a metre and a half wide, and has glossy green thin leaves on attractive red stems. The flower petals can be used for making jam and for drinks and cordials. It is a cross between Hibiscus heterophyllus and H. divaricatus.

Scientific Name:Hibiscus hybrid
Family:Malvaceae
Common Name:Native Hibiscus
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Planting Season:Any
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Edible, Tea, Bird nesting plant
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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