Hibiscus hybrid ‘Aussie Pearl’ – Native Hibiscus


A lovely shrub for low maintenance gardens, it has white flowers with a pink tinge to the petal edges. Useful for informal hedging and screening, it is compact and bushy as well as hardy. It can take heat and humidity, drought and frost. Fast growing to 2 metres high, it is also good for containers.  The flower petals are edible. It is a cross between Hibiscus heterophyllus and H. divaricatus.

Family : Malvaceae
Cultivar Name: Aussie Pearl
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer, Autumn
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Edible, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Hibiscus hybrid
Common Name : Native Hibiscus
Height : 2
Flower Color : White, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, 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