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Grevillea 'Bonfire'

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Plant description

Grevillea Bonfire

Grevillea 'Bonfire' is a medium shrub with fine, dark green leaves and red spider flowers in spring and summertime. A good screen plant or general garden shrub, and a great bird attractant. It grows to 2 metres tall and wide.

Grow in full sun to light shade, tolerates moderate frost and drought. Prune after flowering to promote bushy growth.

'Bonfire' is a hybrid between Grevillea johnsonii and Grevillea wilsonii, and is a cool climate grevillea.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red
Flowering season: spring

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 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.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorous native fertiliser.

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