Hibiscus Aussie Apricot TM is a very hardy, fast growing Australian native shrub that will add elegance to your garden with its prolific display of perfumed apricot flowers to 10 cm in diameter for much of the year. Aussie Apricot TM is a cross between the Australian native species, Hibiscus splendens and Hibiscus divaricatus, resulting in a compact bushy plant with an extended flowering period.
Summary: Australian Native, Floral display, Flowers Spring – Autumn, Scented Flowers, Good for Tubs, Full Sun, height to 2.0 m, width to 2.0 m. Tolerates Dryness, Frost Tolerant.
Use: This fast establishing plant makes a great feature shrub for open exposed sites or for planting into large tubs and containers. Suited to growing in most soils types in all mainland Australian states in both coastal and inland situations. Very drought tolerant once established and tolerates light frost frosts as well as high temperatures and high humidity. Plant against a wall in frost prone areas.
Flowering: Blooms for much of the year, with major flushes of flowers in Spring through to Autumn.
Habit: Medium size, bushy shrub to 2 m high and 2 m wide.
Care: Water well at planting and gradually reduce watering during establishment. Prune by one-third after a flush of flowers and fertilise once a year in early spring with a complete slow-release fertiliser formulated for Australian Native Plants.