Hibiscus hybrid ‘Citrus Mist’

A useful and decorative tall shrub to 2 metres tall, with large showy and lightly fragrant lemon yellow flowers with dark red centres.  It is compact, and can be pruned after flowering to further encourage a more dense habit. Great for screening and informal hedging, coastal gardens.  Flower petals are edible and can be used for jam, syrup and cordial.  Can be grown in all states, and has the advantage of being tolerant of light frost and drought. Can have occasional spikiness to stems.

Family:Malvaceae
Scientific Name:Hibiscus
Cultivar:Citrus Mist
Common Name:Hibiscus
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow, Pink, Purple
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer, Autumn, All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Screen, Fragrant
Special Uses:Edible
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

Once you have found the plant that looks right for you, the next step is where to buy it.
Most nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may not always have the plant that you are searching for in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you if you request it.
Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you have planned on, they can often suggest alternatives that will also work well for you.
Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

IndigiGrow- Sydney- NSW

 

Harvest Seeds And Native Plant Nursery – Sydney – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

MAIL ORDER NURSERIES –

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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