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Alyogyne hakeifolia ~ Red Centered Hibiscus

Alyogyne hakeifolia grows to 6-8 feet tall and tends to be more narrow than tall. Red Centered Hibiscus comes in a variety of colors from white to yellow to blue, all with red centered flowers. A named blue flowered form is pictured below, Alyogyne hakeifolia Shelby Anne. Alyogyne hakeifolia is very drought tolerant and doesn't last long in a damp garden setting. Plant in full sun and provide adequate drainage. Alyogyne hakeifolia will survive winters where the temperatures dipped into the mid 20°s F but would be much happier in a frost free garden. Alyogyne hakeifolia is native to Australia. Plants in the Hibiscus family including Alyogyne hakeifolia are a nectar and larval food source for the Painted Lady Butterfly, White Checkered Skipper, and the Northern White Skipper and is a great addition to the butterfly garden.

Alyogyne hakeifolia, Red Centered Hibiscus

Creamy white flowers and foliage of Alyogyne hakeifolia the Red Centered Hibiscus. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Alyogyne hakeifolia Shelby Anne

Blue-mauve flowers with red centers Alyogyne hakeifolia Shelby Anne called the Native Hibiscus by some nurseries in Australia. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Plants in the Genus Alyogyne featured on this site:
Alyogyne hakeifolia
Alyogyne Monterey Bay
Alyogyne Mood Indigo
Alyogyne Santa Cruz
Alyogyne Shelby Anne