Hibbertia ‘Sun Drops’ Guinea Flower

A tiny compact shrublet with neat dark foliage and bright yellow guinea flowers in spring-early summer, pollinated by insects. Plant as edging for pathways or paving; dotted amongst other dainty-foliaged plants in rocky outcrops and raised beds; as a dainty container plant for small gardens, patios or balconies.

Family:Dilleniaceae
Scientific Name:Hibbertia
Cultivar:Sun Drops
Common Name:Guinea Flower
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.15 ~ 0.2 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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