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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).
Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer
Maximum height: 2.5 metres
Minimum height: 2 metres
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: insects.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: not suitable.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Root rot in very wet conditions
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: A low phosphorus, native fertiliser.