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Grevillea 'Bonnie Prince Charlie'

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Gymea Lilies - Doryanthes excelsa. Everything about the Gymea lily (Doryanthes excelsa) is larger than life. The bold foliage can reach over four metres in height and some majestic flower stems can reach over ten metres tall.

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Plant description

Grevillea Bonnie Prince Charlie

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Grevillea 'Bonnie Prince Charlie' is compact, long flowering dwarf shrub with red and yellow bicoloured flowers. A good landscaping plant, low maintenance and does well in a wide range of conditions. Withstands frosts and coastal positions. Flowers from spring to summer and on into autumn, and birds are attracted to the nectar rich blooms. Naturally dense in habit, only needs a light prune once in a while. Great pot plant for courtyards and patios, and is excellent for massed planting in garden beds, or to provide dramatic accent in rockeries. It is a hybrid of Grevillea alpina and Grevillea rosmarinifolia.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red and yellow
Flowering season: spring summer autumn

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.6 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 0.6 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: 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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