February 8, 2023
Alyogyne huegelii 'Santa Cruz'

Alyogyne huegelii 'Santa Cruz'

Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’ is from the Malvaceae family of plants. It is an evergreen shrub. They also call it Lilac Hibiscus ‘Santa Cruz’. It can grow up to 8ft or 2.5m tall.

Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’ is an upright shrub with simple palmately-lobed leaves. They are hairy, usually have 5 lobes and are about 5cm or 2in long. The flowers are funnel-shaped and about 10cm or 4in across. It flowers from the leaf axils. Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’ flowers from spring to autumn and the flowers are purplish-violet.

Alyogyne huegelii 'Santa Cruz'
Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’

How to grow Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’:

Grow Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’ in the sun. In colder climates keep them indoors during frost. Plant it in well-drained soil. Propagate it from semi-ripe cuttings. Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’ is drought-resistant. Generally, it is disease-free. Watch out for aphids, red spider mite, or whitefly.

Alyogyne huegelii 'Santa Cruz'
Alyogyne huegelii ‘Santa Cruz’

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