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Grevillea hybrida Poorinda Royal Mantle

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea hybrida Poorinda Royal Mantle Spider Flower, Toothbrush Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Fast growing, dense native groundcover with attractive red brush-like flowers throughout the year. Foliage is toothed and has bronze tinged new growth. Great for difficult sites - embankments, slopes and for erosion control. Also available as a grafted Standard. Can sprawl to 3-8 metres.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Embankment, Erosion Control, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Topiary / Espalier, Verge, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: All Year, Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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