Hibbertia sericea
Silky Guinea-flower

Uses: As an ornamental foreground or undershrub planting in semi shaded areas. Planted en-mass for erosion and weed control in borders, verges, raised beds and rockeries. Requires well-drained soils. Responds to pruning.
Attracts butterflies and native insects.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:FR: Flinders Rangers  
:EA: Eastern   
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:NL: Northern Lofty
:MU: Murray
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
:SL: Southern Lofty
:KI: Kangaroo Island
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 0.4-0.8m
  • Spread 0.3-0.5m
  • Family Dilleniaceae
  • Botanical Name Hibbertia sericea
  • Common Name Silky Guinea-flower
  • Origin SA, Vic, NSW, WA, Tas
  • Habit Dwarf, Erect
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Coastal footslopes, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Moderate
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Spring
  • Flower Type Open-petalled
  • Purpose Habitat, Ornamental, Erosion
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Low shrub (Up to 1.2m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region