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|
|Common Name:||Native Hibiscus|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||1.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|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|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading|
|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|
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