Hibiscus ‘Aussie Lemon’ is very hardy, fast growing Australian native shrub that will add a tropical feel to your garden with its prolific display of lemon flowers to 18 cm in diameter for much of the year. Aussie Lemon is a cross between the Australian native species, Hibiscus divaricatus, H. heterophyllus, and H. sp. Barambah Creek, resulting in a durable plant with an extended flowering period.
Summary: Australian Native, Full Sun, Floral display, Scented Flowers, Good for Tubs, height to 3.0 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. shade. 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: Major flushes of flowers in spring/summer and autumn/winter.
Habit: . Medium size shrub to about 3 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.