A very adaptable and useful Grevillea that flowers year round with pendulous spidery red flowers that are bird attracting. It has a dense habit, and a little bit of pruning occasionally will help it to be even more compact. Prefers a sunny spot but will tolerate shade. Frost hardy and can take coastal conditions. Needs minimal feeding as it naturally grows on poor soils, if it needs a boost use a low phosphorus native fertilizer only.
Note – some grevilleas can cause skin irritation to some people. If you are affected wear protective clothing when handling grevilleas
|Scientific Name:||Grevillea rhyolitica|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||1.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Width:||1.5 ~ 2 metres|
|Flowering Time:||All year|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Cool|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Features:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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