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GREVILLEA 'Canberra Gem'

Clusters of waxy bright pink flowers and aromatic foliage
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£15.50 each
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Any 3+ for £12 each

  • Evergreen - linear leaves 3cm (1¼in) long, each tipped with a hard point. Rich green above, silky-hairy beneath.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Spread - 2-5m (6½-16ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - vigorous, bushy shrub.
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - in a sheltered site can flower year round
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Australia.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Racemes - - short, dense racemes to 5cm (2in) long
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Grevillea Growing Guide
2-4m (6½-13ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-5m (6½-16ft)
 

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