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Hibiscus heterophyllus Apricot

Genus Species: Hibiscus heterophyllus Apricot

Common / Product Name: Native Rosella

Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
14cm20cm

Height x Width: 3 – 6m x 3 – 6m

Pruning: Medium

Frost Tolerance: Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained

Coastal Tolerance: Medium

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Yes

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.

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