A great groundcovering grevillea, it has bronze coloured new growth on the ferny and naturally dense foliage. One plant can spread to 3 metres wide, making it a useful and weed deterring plant for landscaping work. Fast growing. It flowers in spring and summer with toothbrush style blooms which attract small nectar eating birds and insects. It is drought and frost resistant.
It is a cross between Grevillea acanthifolia and Grevillea laurifolia.
|Scientific Name:||Grevillea gaudichaudii|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.2 ~ 0.3 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 3 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Summer|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.