Hibbertia grossulariifolia – Guinea Flower

A prostrate ground-covering shrub, growing to around a metre high and wide, with bright yellow flowers in spring and summer. The flowers contrast nicely with the deep green, glossy and textured foliage, and the red hairy stems. Prefers sandy, well drained alkaline soils. Grow in a sunny to partly shaded position. Dislikes excess humidity.

Scientific Name:Hibbertia grossulariifolia
Common Name:Guinea Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.5 ~ 1 metre
Width:0.5 ~ 1.2 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Erosion control, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants