Grevillea Bon Accord

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East meets West in this hybrid grevillea, with one parent from WA and one from NSW. This mix of coasts suggests that this native would be happy in most gardens across the country, adapting to a range of climate and soil conditions, and reportedly good to -6C.

A beautiful shrub, with elegant fine foliage, large enough to make an impression but small enough to fit into most suburban gardens; and a long flowering season with heaps of nectar for native birds.


image: manuel m.v. cropped to size.

Grevillea johnsonii x wilsonii 'Bon Accord'

APPEARANCE: Native medium-large flowering shrub with nectar-rich vibrant red-pink flowers which form in winter and bloom through spring and early summer. Leaves are long, fine and slender, bronze when new. It is a hybrid of west coast and east coast species, which should give it more resilience and adaptability to different climates.
ORIGIN :G johnsonii is found in NSW in rocky sandstone; G wilsonii is native to southwest WA growing in sandy soils.
USE FOR: Native and wildlife gardens, feature shrub, container plant.
CLIMATE: Tolerates light frosts, some dry spells, coastal conditions.
PLANTING: Plant in well-drained soil, with a neutral to acid pH.
CARE: Prune after flowering to promote new growth and flowering. Mulch well and water regularly until the plant is established. Feed with a slow release native fertiliser when buds form - grevilleas can be phosphorus-sensitive so the P ratio of the fertiliser needs to be under 3%
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3 - 4 m H x 2 - 4 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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