Grevillea Sandra GordonBack in stock: in 4-6 weeks
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Try it anywhere, it's adaptable to most garden situations, climates, and soils once established, even those with poor soil or air quality. Tough hardy old favourite, grow it as a shrub or tree for the bird-attracting bright yellow blossoms and fine ferny foliage. Image for illustration.
Grevillea pteridifolia hybrid 'Sandra Gordon'DESCRIPTION: Old favourite large-size grevillea, open in habit. Large fine ferny dark leaves and big bright yellow flowers. Fast growing into a shrub or small tree. Related to Honey Gem, which has larger, more orangey flowers. Named in honour of his daughter by David Gordon, founder of Myall Park Botanic Garden, Grevillea Sandra Gordon was one of the earliest hybrid native plants to be registered
LOCATION: Plant in a full sun location for maximum flowering. Suited to erosion control, coastal planting, wildlife gardens, native gardens. Tolerates dry periods, pollution, poor soils once established.
CARE: Water regularly during the first 8-12 weeks until the plant is established. Prune after flowering to promote flowering, dense habit and control growth. A hard prune each 3-4 years will result in a fresh flush of flowers and foliage. 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%. Prefers free draining soil.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3-5m H x 2-4m 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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