Hibbertia sp., Guinea Flower. Hibbertia serrata
Hibbertia serrata

Hibbertia sp.

Guinea Flower
Family: Dilleniaceae
Origin: Australia, New Guinea
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowers

Hibbertia sp. can quickly become an attention-grabber in your garden. Makes a excellent edging, or trailing from a container.

It is an evergreen to semi-evergreen vine and makes for a vigorous climber, capable of growing up to 10-20 ft tall. Can also be grown as a small tree or shrub. Dense, glossy green foliage and abundant yellow flowers makes a stunning contrast for any garden. Grows in full sun in moist well-drained soil. Prune as needed to prevent up against structures or walls.

Producing masses of deep yellow flowers in late winter and early spring with purple, papery sepals. Needs full sun and light infrequent watering. Once established will tolerate some drought, but prefers regular to moderate amounts of water. Grows in full sun and does well in USDA Zone 9-11, and in colder regions can be successfully grown in a large pot in part-shade. Container grown Hibbertia sp. need regular watering and should be repotted every 2-3 years into a new, larger pot to prevent root bounding. Fertilize twice a year, spring and summer, with a slow-release fertilizer.

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