Grevillea ‘Bronze Rover’

A superb ground cover grevillea, with red toothbrush flowers and bronze new foliage on a dense growing plant. It grows to 2 metres wide, and is a good for embankments and easy care landscaping. Likes a well drained soil, full sun to part shade.  Frost hardy. Tolerates dry conditions once established. Flowers can be used for floral work and are attractive to nectar loving wildlife.

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Grevillea acanthifolia x
Cultivar:Bronze Rover
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:Red, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover
Special Uses:Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may or may not have the wanted plant in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest alternative plants that will be just as good for you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Geelong Native Plants – Victoria

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

MAIL ORDER NURSERIES –

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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