Hibbertia fasciculata var. prostrata

Bundled Guinea-flower

Spreading shrub becoming erect towards the end of stems.

Additional information

  • SynonymHibbertia prostrata
  • FamilyDilleniaceae
  • StoreyLower storey
  • Size0.3-0.6 m x 0.5
  • Plant groupingHerbs & Groundcovers <1m
  • LeavesSoft hairy, sometimes hairless, needle-like leaves 3-21 mm x 0.3-0.7 mm, margins incurved. Leaves in tufts along branches.
  • Flower colourBright yellow
  • Flowering timeSeptember to December
  • FlowersStalkless flowers to 20 mm across, at ends of short branchlets. Stamens grouped around ovary.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingFood plant for caterpillars
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsMoist well drained sandy soil in heathy woodland. Frost tolerant. Full sun, semi shade.
  • Garden useAn ornamental low shrub with masses of flowers for cottage gardens, rockeries, containers and for accent planting, in light soil.
  • Commercially availableSpecialist Australian plant nursery
  • Conservation statusSignificant within the Shire. Occurs in abundance in the localities in which it is found.
Photographer/s: Marilyn Bull ©

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