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GREVILLEA rosmarinifolia

Commonly known as Rosemary grevillea

Dark green needle-like leaves and crimson flowers
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GREVILLEA rosmarinifolia

 
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  • Evergreen
    Prickle-tipped leaves 1-4cm (½-1½in) long, narrowly elliptic or lance-shaped with margins rolled under.
  • Red
    Crimson
  • Height
    50cm-3m (20in-10ft)
  • Spread
    1-5m (3-16ft)
  • Hedge Ideal for hedging
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Many-branched shrub with spreading, sometimes arching, stems.
  • 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. Can be used for hedging
  • 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 - 4-7cm (1½-2¾in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Lanceolate
  • 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
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Grevillea Growing Guide
50cm-3m (20in-10ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-5m (3-16ft)
 

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