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Grevillea 'Honey Gem'

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Plant description

Grevillea Honey Gem

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Grevillea 'Honey Gem'  is well named, having honey coloured flowers that are rich in nectar! A fast growing medium shrub with deeply divided, ferny, dark green foliage.  An old favourite cultivar, that has stood the test of time, the first orange large flowered Grevillea. A good feature or screening plant, suitable for coastal plantings. Grevillea leaves can cause skin irritation in some people.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: spring winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 4 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres

Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds, bees, insects.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: 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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