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Commonly known as Rosemary grevillea
Dark green needle-like leaves and crimson flowers
Good to know - in a sheltered site can flower year round
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of Origin - Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
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)
Height - 0.5 - 3m (20in-10ft)
Spread - 1 - 5m (3-15ft)
Evergreen - prickle-tipped leaves 1-4cm (½-1½in) long, narrowly elliptic or lance-shaped with margins rolled under.
Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - many-branched shrub with spreading, sometimes arching stems. Flowers in spider-like racemes 4-7cm (1½-3in) long.
Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile.
Neutral to acid soil
Grevillea Growing Guide
0.5 - 3m (20in-10ft)
1 - 5m (3-15ft)
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.