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Commonly known as Juniper leaf, Prickly spider flower
EvergreenNarrowly lance-shaped to linear leaves 1-2cm (½-¾in) long.
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightProstrate to upright-branched habit. Dense, rounded shrub.
Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winterHardy 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)
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesNonePlace of originAustralia (New South Wales)Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Flower ShapeRacemesPendent racemes to 6cm (2½) long
Garden Location/ConditionsAustralian / New Zealand
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
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(see photos above)Linear (see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable 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
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soilModerately fertile.Neutral to acid soil
Toxic - Category CSkin irritant(People & Pets)
Buy Varieties of GREVILLEA juniperina
arching stems and yellow flowers