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Alyogyne: planting, pruning, and advice on caring for it


Allyogyne is a remarkable shrub-like plant with generous flowering.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Alyogyne
Family : Malvaceae
Type : Shrub

Height
: 1 to 2 m
Exposure : Sunny
Ground : Lightweight, well drained

Foliage
: Persistent -Flowering : April to November

Maintenance, from planting to pruning, is easy and will allow you to have a magnificent alyogyne. (Photo © Ines Porada)

Planting alyogyne

Planting of alyogyne takes place preferably in spring in a sheltered and sunny place in your garden.

  • The alyogyne likes rather sunny situations, ideal for a beautiful flowering
  • The soil must be especially well drained because the nature of the soil is less important
  • For an alyogyne massif, plan about 3 alyogynes per m2
  • Water well the first year after planting
  • Follow our advice planting shrubs.

Cultivation of alyogyne in pots:

Alyogyne is particularly suitable for pot culture.

  • Use in this case, a rich mixture or exclusively composed of potting soil.

Allyogyne is frost resistant, provided it is of short duration. The hardiness of alyogyne is -10 ° maximum and of short duration.

If it freezes frequently in your area, plan instead a container culture that you will shelter from frost in the winter.

Maintenance and pruning of alyogyne

Remove wilted flowers as you go, although the short duration of flowering (1 to 2 days) may not always allow this task to be completed.

Allyogyne is easy to maintain and, once properly seated, hardly needs any care.

  • Water the first year after planting
  • Mulch the foot in winter to protect it from frost and cold.

Size of alyogyne:

When and how to prune an allogene:

Cut the stems to 1/3 of their length in spring to stimulate flowering.

Although pruning is not at all essential, it still helps to stimulate flowering while keeping a compact pot.

Things to know about alyogyne

Alyogyne is also called "Blue hibiscus". It was previously part of the same classification but it was separated for a difference in the flower.

Of Australian origin, he was previously ranked among the hibiscus.

  • Its flowering is remarkable and lasts a good part of the year.

Maintenance remains unimportant and easy, but for the pot culture, it is better to come home for the winter in a cool, frost-free place.

Smart tip about alyogyne

In pots, it is advisable to repotting every 2 to 3 years maximum and add fertilizer at least once a year.


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Video: Blue Hibiscus Care u0026 Tips. Alyogyne Huegelii. Bengali (October 2020).