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Scarlet Moon Grevillea

Family: PROTEACEAE

Genus: Grevillea

Species: 'ScarletMoon'

A new hybrid cultivar bred at Kings Park and Botanic Gardens. This is an evergreen, small, bushy shrub to around 1.6 metres high. Silver foliage is fern-like and white buds open to a scarlet toothbrush style of flower. This is a free flowering plant, much visited by nectar-seeking birds as well as bees. Can be kept compact by trimming after flowering slows down. Available as a grafted plant from specialist retail nurseries

Pronunciation: Gre-vill-ee-ya

Warning: A few plants in the Protea family can be damaged by phosphorous (P). Exercise caution when applying fertiliser. Caution may cause skin irritation.

Origin

Australian Native

Garden type

Cottage, Mediterranean, Native, Verge

Size

H: to 160cm W: to 160cm

Planting information

Part ShadeFull shade

Flowering season

autumn, spring, summer, winter

Availability

Limited availability

Flower colour


Red

Water rating

2

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