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Alyogyne huegelii


Order: Gentianales
   Family: Apocynaceae
            Genus: Alyogyne
                        Specie: Alyogyne huegelii

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 7 ft (2 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Deeply lobed leaves; delicate pale mauve flowers

Uses: Shrub borders Screen Informal hedge

Zones: 9-10

Description: The most popular species, the blue hibiscus is hardy and fast growing. It features masses of delicate, pale mauve flowers with overlapping petals set against pale green, slightly felty and deeply lobed leaves. Somewhat straggly, it is open to wind damage,

Growth Habit: Straggly habit

Comments: Prune regularly to keep in good shape

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