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HIBBERTIA scandens

Commonly known as Golden guinea flower, Snake vine

Vigorous climber with reddish-brown stems, leathery leaves and solitary yellow flowers
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  • Evergreen - elliptic, leathery leaves to 10cm (4in), either entire or shallowly toothed near the tips and silky-hairy beneath.
  • Yellow
  • Height - 3-6m (10-20ft)
  • Spread - 1.5-2.5m (5-8ft)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - flowers 5-7cm (2-3in) across with slightly notched petals.
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°F) - use loam-based compost (JI No. 2) in bright, filtered light
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Exotic plants
  • Good to know - suitable as ground cover. Thrives in coastal sites.
  • Pests & Diseases - grey mould (Botrytis)
  • Place of origin - Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales)
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • Hardiness - Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
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