Hibbertia, named after George Hibbert a patron of botany.
Up to 1m.
Presence in Australia
Noted in areas east of the Hume Highway including Four Mile; Lunts Sugarloaf and Coppabella. Probably also in similar country nearby.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA.
Heath or open woodland on sandy and silty soils.
Erect shrub to 1m high (but generally less than 50cm high) with softly hairy branchlets.
Large bright yellow flowers most of the year, particularly Aug-Nov.
Monitor closely as mature seeds soon shed.
Hibbertia species are very difficult to propagate from seed. Most, however, strike readily from cuttings.
Good habitat. Flowers are a food for many native insects, including moths, butterflies, wasps and bees.
Excellent ornamental for containers and rockeries. Prune tips regularly to promote bushiness.