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Grevillea pinaster Silk Carpet

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Grevillea pinaster Silk Carpet Spider Flower, Toothbrush Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Low-growing spreading native shrub with long narrow leaves and masses of red spider flowers during Spring. Makes a great hardy groundcover.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

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

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