Hibiscus hybrid ‘Aussie Pink’ – Native Hibiscus


Hibiscus ‘Aussie Pink’ is a product of careful breeding between 3 native Hibiscus species to produce a fast growing and bushy plant, useful for informal hedging and screening, as well as for container growing. It has large mid pink lightly perfumed flowers throughout spring and summer. It grows to around two metres tall, and is a good waterwise and low maintenance plant. Frost tolerant and can be used for coastal sites. The flower petals can be used for making jam and for drinks and cordials.

Family : Malvaceae
Cultivar Name: Aussie Pink
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Tropical, Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage
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 : Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects