GREVILLEA 'Pink Lady'

Ground-hugging shrub with needle leaves and small pink flowers in clusters
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Narrowly linear leaves 1-2cm (½-¾in) long
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Pale pink
  • Height
    30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    To 2m (6½ft)
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • 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 'Pink Lady'

 

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Thought to be a hybrid of G. juniperina. Parentage unknown.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Australia (New South Wales)
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (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

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