Grevillea ‘Raptor’

A fast growing hardy ground cover which can spread to around 1-2 metres wide. The red toothbrush-like flowers produced in winter and spring complement the new growth which is also a deep red colour. During cold winters plants develop a bronzed appearance. Ideal for covering large areas such as embankments and driveways. Suits cool to warm temperate areas, sunny positions and well drained soils. Tolerates some frost and dry conditions once established.

Family:Proteaceae
Scientific Name:Grevillea
Cultivar:Raptor
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Ground cover
Height:-3.7 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:1.5 metres
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover
Special Uses:Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, 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. 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

 

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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