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Philip Island Hibiscus
The Philip Island Hibiscus (Hibiscus insularis) is listed as Critically Endangered under Australian federal legislation. It is found only on Phillip Island near Norfolk Island where the entire population of the plant is just two small clumps. It flowers throughout most of the year producing yellow green flowers that fade to mauve. The plant has been introduced to cultivation, increasing the number of plants.
1.5m - 2m
usually propagated by cuttings
endemic to Phillip Island, a small island to the south of Norfolk Island. (not to be confused with Phillip Island off Victoria).
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Relatives in same Genus