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Grevillea 'Bedspread' is a fast growing ground cover ideal for covering large areas such as embankments and driveways. It has dark red to purple toothbrush shaped flowers from spring to autumn, that attract birds and insects. It grows to 0.3 metres tall and 3 metres wide, and is an easy care plant.
Grevillea 'Bedspread' appreciates a sunny to light shaded position, and a well drained soil. Fertilise in spring with a native fertiliser.
It is a hybrid of Grevillea wilkinsonii and Grevillea 'Royal Mantle'.
Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring autumn
Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorous native fertiliser.