Hardy low-growing native ground-cover, ideal for trailing down rockeries and embankments, and attracting wildlife to your garden. Bright red spidery flowers throughout the year, especially in winter and spring, especially in full sun. New leaves are chestnut-bronze-red. Very popular.
Grevillea 'Royal Mantle' APPEARANCE: Brilliant red brush flowers appear throughout most the year, flowering more heavily in late winter and spring. New foliage is bronze-red. Native ground cover, very flat and well-behaved. USES: Erosion control, planting on slopes and banks, groundcover under larger shrubs and trees. PLANTING: Well drained clay loams or sandy soil with a neutral to acid pH. Grevilleas can tolerate dry spells, suitable for reasonably cold temperatures and sub tropical climates. Prefers a full sun to part shade position.It is frost hardy and requires little water once established.
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%. 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.