Grevillea ‘Dorothy Gordon’

A large and also compact shrub that grows to 3 metres high and 2 metres wide, making it great for informal hedging and screening. It has large two toned flowers of pink and beautifully contrasting dark burgundy, and they make good cut flowers. It has flushes of flowers throughout the year, as well as bronzed new foliage growth, and is a magnet to honey eating birds and mammals. Drought tolerant and does well on a wide range of soil types. Performs best in a sunny spot with well drained soil, but can take light shade. Feed with a good native fertiliser in spring.

 

Scientific Name:Grevillea
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 3 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Pink, Purple, Black
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects, Mammals

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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