Hibiscus heterophyllus Apricot
Genus Species: Hibiscus heterophyllus Apricot
Common / Product Name: Native Rosella
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 3 – 6m x 3 – 6m
Frost Tolerance: Low
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Summer
Flower Colour: Apricot
Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Prefers temperate to sub tropical climates with high moisture levels, will tolerate short periods as low as -2°C. Damage to leaves after frost will cause browning and leaves to wither.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C for short periods.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.