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Alyogyne hakeifolia 'Elle Maree' (Native Hibiscus)

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Fertilisers. Learn all about fertilisers, the different varieties and their applications.

Top ten native plants. Native plant specialist Angus Stewart's top ten native Australian plants.

Attracting fauna to your garden. This article explains how you can attract native australian wildlife to your garden.

Green walls (or Vertical Garden). Learn how to create an amazing vertical garden wall using a variety of plants including herbs.

Plant description

alyogyne hakeifolia elle maree

Alyogyne hakeifolia 'Elle Maree' is a medium sized, evergreen shrub, with beautiful creamy yellow flowers with a contrasting red centre, and tough needle like foliage. It flowers in spring and summer, and is very tolerant of high temperatures. It grows to around 2 metres tall and wide.

Alyogyne is very drought tolerant. It prefers a full sun position, with well drained soil, and protection from strong winds. Prune after flowering to keep the plant compact.

Further reading: Native Hibiscus (an article written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 2.5 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Diseases

Root rot in very wet conditions

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: A low phosphorus, native fertiliser.

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