Grevillea Gin Gin Gem

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Dry rockeries, embankments, seaside gardens make the perfect home for this compact native groundcover. Vibrant fine foliage and red-cream flowers attract small nectar feeding birds. Dense mounding foliage helps suppress weeds and prevent soil erosion. Loves a sunny spot.

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Grevillea obtusifolia 'Gin Gin Gem'

DESCRIPTION: Compact mounding and neatly spreading groundcover grevillea with dense, fine, lime-green foliage and small red-cream spider flowers.
USE IN: Ideal used in rockeries and embankent planting or clipped as a border in native gardens. Suited to erosion control and weed management. Happy growing by the coast.
LOCATION: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Will tolerate dry rocky soils. To get the longest flowering period from this grevillea plant in a warm sunny position in the garden. Prefers well drained soil.
CARE: Water regularly during the first 8-12 weeks until the plant is established. Prune after flowering to promote flowering and dense growth habit. 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: 0.5 M H x 3 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 42 mm wide and 80 mm high.

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