One of the great spreading groundcover grevilleas for difficult sites, with bronze-red deeply divided foliage. It is naturally dense and fast growing, which helps to suppress weeds, making for easy care landscaping. Nectar-rich toothbrush flowers of deep purple-red appear throughout the year. Good for banks and as a ground cover in large gardens. Also makes a great weeping standard. It is drought and frost tolerant, and will do well in well drained clay to sandy soils. A good habitat plant for wildlife such as frogs, lizards and small birds.
|Plant Type:||Ground cover|
|Height:||0.3 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||3 ~ 5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Features:||Erosion control, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects, Lizards|
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