Grevillea ‘Carpet Crawl’

A spreading groundcover with bronze-red deeply divided foliage. Nectar-rich toothbrush flowers of deep purple-red with pink styles appear throughout the year. The combination of foliage and flower provide safe habitat and feeding for wrens, honeyeaters and other small birds. Good for banks and as a ground cover in large gardens. Also makes a great weeping standard.

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Grevillea
Cultivar:Carpet Crawl
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:0.4 ~ 0.65 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Red, Pink, Purple
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Special Uses:Bird nesting plant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it 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 an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. Click on the links for their details-

 

The Wildflower Place Erina – NSW 

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Newcastle Wildflower Nursery – NSW

 

Cool Country Natives – ACT

 

Wimmera Native Nursery – Victoria

 

Zanthorrea Nursery – Perth WA

 

Manuka Native Nursery – South Australia

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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