AWARD

GREVILLEA 'Canberra Gem'

Clusters of waxy bright pink flowers and aromatic foliage
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Leaves 3cm (1¼in) long, each tipped with a hard point. Rich green above, silky-hairy beneath.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    2-4m (6½-13ft)
  • Spread
    2-5m (6½-16ft)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Vigorous, bushy shrub.
  • 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 'Canberra Gem'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    In a sheltered site can flower year round
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Australia.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Short, dense racemes to 5cm (2in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • 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
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
  • 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
2-4m (6½-13ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-5m (6½-16ft)
 

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