(Alyogyne huegelii ‘West Coast Gem’)
A super Australian native shrub with attractive lobed leaves and deep blue Hibiscus like blooms. Fast growing.
The deep blue flowers appear about August and continue for many months.
POSITION & USES
West Coast Gem is a great feature shrub or garden focal point; it makes a lovely informal hedge and mixes well with natives and other shrubs, even roses.
Ensure that the site is open and the soil free draining. Cultivate well, feed at planting and mulch. Trim back by about one quarter after flowering.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||10|
|Habit||A tender perennial plant with a stoloniferous habit that performs as an hardy annual in cooler climates.|
|Position||Full Sun, Moderate Frost|