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grevillea 'Misty Pink' is a fast growing medium shrub with ferny foliage, and large pink flowers with prominent white styles. The main flowering is in late winter to spring, with sporadic blooms for the rst of the year. A hybrid grevillea which is a good performer in subtropical areas as well as temperate places. One of the original and best large flowered Grevilleas. A good feature or screening plant. It has an open habit, and it can be pruned to encourage a more dense habit. Best in a sunny spot. Use a low phosphorus fertiliser.
Flower colour: orange or white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 4 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres
Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
The frost tolerance of this plant is not specified.
Plant is not salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.