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Grevillea humifusa

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea humifusa Spreading Grevillea,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Spreading prostrate evergreen native shrub with dense, soft, silver/grey foliage and masses of red spider flowers from late Winter through to Spring. A great native bird and bee attractor that prefers well drained soil. Great to use in rockeries or native garden beds.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 2-4m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, 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

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Grey, Silver
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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