The stunning crimson red flowers borne all year round on a medium sized shrub are the outstanding attributes of this excellent grevillea. Use it as a feature shrub that will attract masses of honey eating birds to your garden and can also be cut for indoor decoration as the flower heads last a week or so indoors. Cut off old flowering branches when they stop producing new flower buds and feed once a year with a low phosphorus native fertiliser.
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||2 ~ 3 metres|
|Width:||2 ~ 2.5 metres|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Hedge, Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Erosion control|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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