Grevillea Poorinda Elegance

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Neat dark leaves, contrasting rust-brown stems. and curly pink-peach-red flowers - which are reportedly sterile, so no danger of self-seeding.

This frost-hardy bush grevillea will look right at home in natural and wildlife gardens where it will provide food and shelter for passing local birds. Mature size varies depending on local conditions; it responds well to pruning if you find it getting too large.

Not to be confused with the larger, showier Grevillea Elegance.

Grevillea juniperina x alpinia x obtusifolia 'Poorinda Elegance'

APPEARANCE : Shrub grevillea, variable in mature size, with slender pointed leaves, and small curly pink-yellow flowers in Winter-Spring. Reportedly sterile. Not to be confused with the larger showier Grevillea Elegance.
USE FOR: Informal hedging, native gardens, wildlife shelter.
CLIMATE: Frost tolerant to -6C. Prefers a warm, sunny position in the garden and is relatively hardy once established.
PLANTING: Plant in well drained soil, mulch well and water regularly until the plant is established. Apply a native plant fertiliser yearly. Prune after flowering to promote new growth and flowering, and to shape the plant.
CARE: 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: 1.5-2m H x 2-3m 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.

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