A delightful small to medium shrub, with profuse small red and cream spider flowers in winter and spring. Growing to around 1.2 metres high and wide, with reasonably dense grey green foliage, it can be pruned to smaller size if needed. Good for low informal hedging and screening, suits most soils. At its best in well drained soil and sunny spot.
|Scientific Name:||Grevillea lanigera|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Large shrub|
|Height:||0.8 ~ 1.2 metres|
|Width:||0.8 ~ 1.2 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Cream, Red|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Mound-shaped|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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