Alyogyne huegelii ‘Karana’ – Native Hibiscus

A hardy and easy care small shrub growing to around a metre and a half high and wide, it has mauve-purple large flowers from spring through to autumn. It is dense growing and suitable for low hedging and screening as well as containers. It responds well to a frequent light prune, which should be done after flowering, and it can be shaped to size. Frost hardy, it does well in cool temperate to sub-tropical climates, in well drained soils and sun to part shade.

Family : Malvaceae
Cultivar Name: Karana
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Autumn
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Pipe and drain friendly
Scientific Name: Alyogyne huegelii
Common Name : Native Hibiscus
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Purple, Mauve
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects