Grevillea Coconut Ice
Grevillea bipinnatifida x Grevillea banksii 'Coconut Ice'
APPEARANCE: Native shrub with large pink-orange brushes during most of the year, and stiff dissected foliage.
ORIGIN :G bipinnatifida is found in a range of habitats in the south west of WA. It is the parent species to many popular grevilleas including Autumn Waterfall, Robyn Gordon, Superb. G banksii (silky oak)is a variable grevillea from QLD
USE FOR: Grevilleas are loved by honey eaters, flocking to feed on the flowers at dusk and dawn. Ideal for use as a screen, hedge and feature plant.
CLIMATE: Will come through a light frost to -3C, but protect from colder or more prolonged frost.
PLANTING: Well drained clay loams or sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH. Flowers best in full sun
CARE: Water during the first 8-12 weeks until the plant is established. Light pruning after flowering will promote dense growth. 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%.
MATURE HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2 m H x 1.2 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
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