A hardy ground cover grevillea with golden flowers with light orange tones, that dot the plant from autumn through to spring. The foliage is reasonably prickly, which can be a useful feature if you want to deter pets or people from particular areas, but can make weeding a little tricky. It handles frost well, and dry spells, making it a good plant for cooler and inland areas, as well as coastal sites.
|Scientific Name:||Grevillea juniperina|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.4 ~ 0.8 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 3 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Yellow, Orange, Gold|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Autumn, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Erosion control, Fast growing|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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