HEMP BUSH FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Hemp Bush is a fast growing evergreen flowering shrub in the Hibiscus family (Malvaceae). Produces masses of small white or cream flowers with yellow centres. The plant is dioecious (individual plant has either male flowers or female flowers but not both, so both male and female plants are required to produce seed). The leaves are bright green and elongated triangle shape.
moist, semi-shaded areas along water courses
south-east Australia in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania
Height: to 3m
Gynatrix can be propagated by seed or cuttings.
|Common Name:||Hemp Bush|