Grevillea lanigera ‘Mallee Cherie’

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.

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Grevillea lanigera
Cultivar:Mallee Cherie
Common Name:Grevillea
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
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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WHERE TO GET YOUR PLANT

Once you have found the plant that you want, the next step is to find where to get it. Nurseries stock a good range of plants, but due to space and supplies, they may or may not have the wanted plant 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 alternative plants that will be just as good 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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