Grevillea Royal Mantle

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Hardy low-growing native ground-cover, ideal for trailing down rockeries and embankments, and attracting wildlife to your garden. Bright wine-red spidery flowers appear generously throughout the year, especially in winter and spring, especially in full sun. New leaves are chestnut-bronze-red. Very popular.

We grow this in the nursery down a very steep bank, where it provides dense fast-spreading groundcover and plenty of flowers. You can see the images in the gallery

Grevillea laurifolia x Grevillea willisii 'Royal Mantle'
APPEARANCE: Native ground cover, fast-growing, very flat and well-behaved. Wine-red brush flowers appear throughout most the year, flowering more heavily in late winter and spring. New foliage is bronze-red and variable in outline.
ORIGIN :G laurifolia is a spoon-leaved groundcover from NSW; G willisii is a tall vigorous cream-flowered grevillea from the Omeo highlands of VIC, where it grows on rocky stony soil.
USE FOR: Erosion control, planting on slopes and banks, groundcover under larger shrubs and trees.
CLIMATE: It is frost hardy to -6C and requires little water once established.
PLANTING: Well drained clay loams or sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH. Prefers a full sun to part shade position.
CARE: Water during the first 8-12 weeks until the plant is established. Clip back to keep in check if required. 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: Up to 0.5 M x 6 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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