Flowering for most of the warmer months, this glowing red grevillea is a valuable addition to native and wildlife gardens. The neat dark leaves, very untypical for a grevillea, provide shelter for small birds and an unobtrusive backdrop to winter-flowering shrubs.
Grevillea rhyolitica x victoriae 'Ruby Jewel'PBR APPEARANCE: Native hardy shrub, compact and wide, with red cats-claw flowers through most of the warmer months, and un-grevillea-like small oval pointed dark green leaves. BIgger all around than Lady O, smaller than Deua Flame. USES: Low maintenance gardens, informal hedging, screening, feature plant, pots and containers. 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: 1 m x 1.5 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.