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Grevillea 'Boongala Spinebill'

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Plant description

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Grevillea 'Boongala Spinebill' is a spreading medium sized shrub with attractive toothed foliage. The new leaf growth has a red tinge. It has a long flowering period, from winter through spring, with red toothbrush-like flowers. Birds love the nectar rich blooms, which can be used for cut flowers. A great feature shrub or screen plant, also useful for planting on banks to hold the soil. Pruning after flowering will help to stop the plant looking too open and untidy.

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 summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 2.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 5 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

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

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 phosphorus native fertiliser.

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