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Grevillea alpina

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea alpina Mountain Grevillea, Cats Claw, Alpine Grevillea,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like

Medium native shrub with dark green or grey soft foliage and red, orange, cream or yellow spider flowers during the warmer months. Honeyeaters love it too, darting in and out amongst the nectar-filled flowers. Great for path edging, wide garden beds, large containers in courtyards, and for a dramatic landscape focus, try mass planting.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green, Grey
Flower Colour: Cream, Orange, Yellow, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: High