A low growing shrub to 1.5 metres high, with spider type red flowers in late winter to spring. It has fine foliage. It is a hardy plant, best in a sunny spot in well drained soil. Bird attracting and the flowers can be used for floral arrangements. Low phosphorus fertiliser is advisable.
Note – some grevilleas can cause skin irritation to some people. If you are affected wear protective clothing when handling grevilleas
|Scientific Name:||Grevillea thelemaniana|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub|
|Height:||1 ~ 1.5 metre|
|Width:||0.6 ~ 1 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Winter|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Mound-shaped|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Special Features:||Cut flower|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies|
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