GREVILLEA lanigera 'Mount Tamboritha'

Commonly known as Woolly grevillea

('Compacta') - prostrate, dwarf form with an attractive bushy habit and pinkish red and cream flowers.
Further Reading....
  • 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.
  • Cream
  • Red
  • Striped, Veined or Multicoloured
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Many-branched, rounded shrub, sometimes mat-forming
  • 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)
  • Full sun

GREVILLEA lanigera 'Mount Tamboritha'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. Compacta
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Semi-erect racemes to 6cm (2½in) wide
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Moderately fertile.
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Skin irritant
    (People & Pets)
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Grevillea Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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