Hibiscus hybrid ‘Aussie Delight’ – Native Hibiscus

A delightful native hibiscus with prolific pale pink flowers that are perfumed. Suits most areas except for very cold ones. Once established it will take periods of drought, light frost, and high heat and humidity. It grows to around 2 metres high and a metre and a half wide, and has glossy green thin leaves on attractive red stems. The flower petals can be used for making jam and for drinks and cordials. It is a cross between Hibiscus heterophyllus and H. divaricatus.

Family : Malvaceae
Cultivar Name: Aussie Delight
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Autumn
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Edible, Tea, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Hibiscus hybrid
Common Name : Native Hibiscus
Height : 2
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects