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Commonly known as Juniper leaf, Prickly spider flower
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Narrowly lance-shaped to linear leaves 1-2cm (½-¾in) long.
Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
Prostrate to upright-branched habit. Dense, rounded 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)
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin
Australia (New South Wales)
Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Racemes - pendent racemes to 6cm (2½) long
Australian / New Zealand
Frost hardy (down to -5)
Entire see photos above
Lanceolate see photos above
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
Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile.
Neutral to acid soil
Buy Varieties of GREVILLEA juniperina
Arching stems and yellow flowers