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GREVILLEA lanigera 'Mount Tamboritha'
Commonly known as Woolly grevillea
('Compacta') - prostrate, dwarf form with an attractive bushy habit and pinkish red and cream flowers. Thrives in Cornish conditions and yet has proved hardy in the north
Good to know - syn. Compacta
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of Origin - Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
Height - 60 - 100cm (24-36in)
Spread - 0.9m- 1.5m (3-5ft)
Dwarf Shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - many-branched, rounded shrub, sometimes mat forming.
Evergreen - crowded, linear to narrowly oblong, hairy, mid-green to greyish green leaves 1-3cm (½-1¼in) long with margins rolled under. Flowers in semi-erect racemes to 6cm (2½in) wide.
fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile.
Neutral to acid soil
Grevillea Growing Guide
60 - 100cm (24-36in)
0.9m- 1.5m (3-5ft)
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.