Grevillea ‘Quick Silver’

A dwarf lightly suckering plant (20-30cm high x 40-70cm wide), with fine silver-grey foliage. Good border plant, or can be used as a lightly suckering undershrub. It performs beautifully as a soft dense cascading specimen in a container for patio or balcony, and honeyeaters will readily find its flowers in such situations

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Grevillea
Cultivar:Quick Silver
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.7 metres
Flowering Time:All year
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, 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. 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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