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Hibiscus insularis

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Hibiscus insularis Philip Island Hibiscus,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
A fast growing Australian native shrub that will add elegance to your garden with dense green foliage and its prolific display of greenish-yellow flowers that fade to mauve for much of the year. Grows approx. 3m H x 5m W.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Hedging / Screening, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Malvaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Green, Pink, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: High
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