Grevillea thelmanniana ‘Red Lantern’

A medium sized shrub growing to 1.5 metres high and 2 metres wide, it has pendulous bright red flowers all through winter and into early spring, with spot flowering at other times, and they are very attractive to nectar feeding birds. The foliage is fine and attractive. Best in full sun but can be used in light shade, likes a moist but well drained soil. Drought tolerant once established, good for coastal gardens. Prune after flowering to encourage a more dense habit.

Scientific Name:Grevillea thelmanniana
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Grevillea
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:1.5 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Red
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Windbreak
Special Uses:Cut flower
Attracts Wildlife:Nectar eating birds, Other insects

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Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.