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Grevillea longistyla

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea longistyla TBA

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Large evergreen native shrub with fine, narrow dark-green foliage and loose clusters of orange-red spidery flowers during Spring and Summer. A great native bird and bee attractor that prefers well drained sandy or loam soils. Great to use as a feature.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Will tolerate clay soils, but slow growing. Prune in Spring or Autumn to shape and encourage further flowering. May need to stake when planting to assist root development.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

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

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