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Grevillea 'Bonfire'

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Combating too much rain - 8 top tips
. Tips for the gardener on how to cope with lots of rain.

Angus's Top Gum Trees for Gardens. Angus Stewart's list of the best gum trees (Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora) for Australian gardens.

DIY Retaining Walls. Learn about building a retaining wall for your garden. This article explains your options.

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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