Hibbertia grossulariifolia – Guinea Flower

A prostrate ground-covering shrub, growing to around a metre high and wide, with bright yellow flowers in spring and summer. The flowers contrast nicely with the deep green, glossy and textured foliage, and the red hairy stems. Prefers sandy, well drained alkaline soils. Grow in a sunny to partly shaded position. Dislikes excess humidity.

Family : Dilleniaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 1.2
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Hibbertia grossulariifolia
Common Name : Guinea Flower
Height : 1
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects