Alyogyne pinoniana – Native Hibiscus


A medium sized shrub from Western Australia, it grows to 3 metres high and wide. It is long flowering from autumn to spring, with blue to mauve-purple flowers. A hardy and drought tolerant plant that responds well to light pruning, which is best done after flowering. Feed with a good native fertiliser. Will take light frost.

Scientific Name:Alyogyne pinoniana
Common Name:Native Hibiscus
Other Common Names:Sand Hibiscus
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Blue, Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring, Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed, Softwood cutting, Semihardwood cutting
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants