A hardy and easy care dense growing shrub, Misty has pale mauve flowers from spring through to autumn. It will grow to a metre and a half high and wide, and can be shaped to size after flowering has finished. Likes a well drained soil in sun to part shade. If growing in high humidity, grow in full sun in a mounded bed with good air flow. Frost tolerant. Good for low hedging and screening as well as container growing.
|Scientific Name:||Alyogyne huegelii|
|Common Name:||Native Hibiscus|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, 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|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Hedge, Feature plant|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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