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Grevillea 'Apricot Charm'

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Plant description

Grevillea Apricot Charm 1

Grevillea 'Apricot Charm' is indeed a charming plant, with pendulous orange-apricot flowers from winter to spring that attract nectar eating birds and insects. It is a very hardy medium sized dense shrub with glossy green leaves that looks good when left to grow naturally, and is improved with a light pruning from time to time to encourage a more dense habit. Good as a specimen plant, or for massed planting or low hedge. Grows to a metre and a half high, two metres wide. Likes well drained soil and can cope with heavier type soils.

Further reading: Grevilleas and Grevilleas for cold climates (articles written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds, insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.

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