Grevillea lanigera ‘Jumbuck’

A hardy medium sized shrub with attractive dense grey-green foliage which has a woolly texture. Clusters of small red and white flowers in winter and spring, with spot flowering at other times.  Good for coastal gardens, rockeries and small hedges, suits most soils as long as they are well drained. Grows around 1.5m high and 1.5m wide. Frost hardy, can be planted in sun to light shade. A good habitat plant for smaller birds.

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Grevillea lanigera
Cultivar:Jumbuck
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height: metres
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:White, Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, 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 heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects

 

 


 

WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

 

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Visit or ring your favourite nursery to see if they have it in stock. If they don’t, they may be able to order it in for you.  Specialist nurseries are also able to give great advice, and if they don’t have the plant you want, they can often suggest an alternative to you. Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries, and some who do mail order. 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

 

Sydney Wildflower Nursery – mail order

 

The Native Shop – mail order

 


 

 

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