SpecificationsProbably one of the most popular selections made by those who visit Benara Nurseries. Hibiscus tiliaceus rubra, also known as the Cottonwood Hibiscus, is a rounded medium sized native tree with heart shaped,deep green to red foliage. During spring this tree produces attractive pastel yellow flowers that stand out against the dark foliage. Hibiscus tiliaceus rubra is an incredibly versatile tree and commonly used as a dense screening tree, hedge, or as a shade or feature tree. It thrives in areas of full sun and is adaptable to most soils however it does prefer moisture. Hibiscus tiliaceus rubra has a tolerance to drought and will attract birds to the garden. Hibiscus tiliaceus rubra is a relatively low maintenance, waterwise plant. Being an Australian native, it is well accustomed to Australia's ever-changing climate meaning it is extremely hardy and will tolerate the Australia's sometimes harsh conditions. Hibiscus tiliaceus rubra can grow to a height of 8 metres and a width of 5 metres.
Common Name Cottonwood Hibiscus Plant Type Evergreen, Hedge, Native Australian Plant, Outdoor, Perennial, Shrub, Tree Dimensions 8m high x 5m wide Sunlight Full Sun Bird/Wildlife Attracting Yes Flower Colour Yellow Foliage Colour Burgundy, Green, Red Flowering Season Spring Botanical Genus Hibiscus Botanical Species tiliaceus Flower Type Lilaceous - Like The Blossom Of A Lily In General Form Foliage Type Cordate - Heart-shaped, Stem In Cleft Market Name Red Cottonwood Width 500 cm Height 800 cm
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