A hardy low shrub with numerous pink-red flowers from winter to spring, and attractive fine foliage. Likes a well drained soil and sunny position, but can also be used in light shade. Needs a well drained soil, drought tolerant once established. Can take moderate frost levels. Grows around half a metre high and a metre wide.
Note – some grevilleas can cause skin irritation to some people. If you are affected wear protective clothing when handling grevilleas
|Scientific Name:||Grevillea lanigera|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.4 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.2 metre|
|Flower Colour:||Red, Pink|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading, Mound-shaped|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Features:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Nectar eating birds, Other insects|
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