Plant index (not used). (not used).
Selecting plants for your garden. This article describes how you can best select plants for your garden.
Get The Right Turf For Your Situation. Tips from OzBreed. Learn how to choose the right turf for your garden or other grassy area.
Best Australian natives for pots & small gardens. The trend towards smaller gardens has inspired the plant lovers in the nursery industry to respond with an ever-increasing range of Australian plants that will delight those who want to attract birds and butterflies and bring a little bit of the bush onto their balconies. From banksias to bottlebrush there are plants that will add colour and texture to provide year round interest.
Grevillea 'Billy Bonkers' is an evergreen, low growing shrub, with bright pink flowers nearly all year round. It grows to around a metre high, and two metres wide. The toothbrush shaped flowers are highly bird attracting. A great feature or pot plant.
'Billy Bonkers' likes a sunny spot, and does best in a well drained soil. Once established, it can tolerate temperatures down to -3 degrees, but should be protected from frost when young. Fertilise with a good low phosphorus native fertiliser in spring. Regular light pruning will help to keep the plant compact.
Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 1 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.
Clay: not suitable.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorous native fertiliser.