Grevillea ‘John Evans’

A compact small shrub growing to around a metre high and wide, it has narrow profuse leaves and a naturally dense habit, further improved by a once a year pruning. Flowers in late winter to spring with pink to red bird attracting blooms. Likes a well drained soil, best in a sunny spot but will also grow in light shade. Drought and frost tolerant once established.

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Grevillea
Cultivar:John Evans
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:0.7 ~ 1.4 metres
Width:0.7 ~ 1.4 metres
Flower Colour:Red, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Flower garden, Cold climate, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Windbreak
Special Uses:Erosion control
Attracts Wildlife:Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

Once you have found the plant that looks right for you, the next step is where to buy it.
Most nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may not always have the plant that you are searching for in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you if you request it.
Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you have planned on, they can often suggest alternatives that will also work well 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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