Create a paradise for birds and butterflies with this tall airy elegant grevillea. Burnt-orange-red-warm-pink flowers, variable in colour, the perfect size for nectar-feeding birds to feed from, and almost always flowering right through the year.
Fine foliage and an upright branching shape, very attractive - living up to its name! Scroll through the gallery to see some of the flower colours you can expect.
Grevillea longistyla x Grevillea johnsonii 'Elegance'APPEARANCE: Large bushy native shrub with fine long slender foliage, russet stems, and vibrant waxy flowers throughout the year. The colour varies from warm pink through coral to vermilion red.
ORIGIN :G johnsonii is found in NSW; G longistyla is a QLD grevillea; both found in the wild on rocky sandstone
USE FOR: Plant as a feature in native gardens to attract wildlife, small birds love this variety.
CLIMATE: Tolerates drought and frost once established - growing well at the botanic gardens in Canberra.
LOCATION: Plant in well drained soil in a sunny position of the garden to enjoy a long flowering season.
CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Requires little water once 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%. Prune after flowering to promote a dense growth habit.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3-4m H x 3m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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|Plants For State||ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA|
|In Stock||in 8-12 weeks|