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Grevillea longifolia tetragonoloba Red Hooks

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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
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Wantirna
A10, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 18
$/Unit (EX GST): $11.92 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $13.11 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea longifolia tetragonoloba Red Hooks Fern Leaf Spider Flower,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs, Trees Rounded, Spreading

Description:
Fast growing native, evergreen shrub with a spreading habit. During winter and spring, bright red toothbrush-like flowers are produced. These are highlighted against narrow, lobed green foliage. The flowers attract nectar feeding birds and native bees. Use as a fast growing screen, specimen plant and use foliage for floral arrangements. Grows approx 3m tall x 4m wide. May also be known as Grevillea hookeriana.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Tolerant of most soil types but prefers well drained, sandy loam and a sunny position. Prune regularly to maintain density and shape, try not to disturb the roots.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: TBA
Fruit: No

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