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Grevillea hybrida Raptor

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea hybrida Raptor Spider Flower, Toothbrush Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Mat Forming, Prostrate, Spreading

Low-growing evergreen native groundcover with red new growth foliage and masses of toothbrush-like red flowers in winter and spring. A great native bird and bee attractor that prefers well drained soil. Great to use in rockeries or embankments. Grows approx 30cm tall x 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 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, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Native Garden

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: Burgundy, Green, Red
Flower Colour: Burgundy, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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