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Grevillea 'Parakeet Pink'

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Plant description

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The lovely soft pink large flower heads on a compact shrubby growth habit are the outstanding features of this spectacular grevillea. It makes a great bird attracting feature plant for the garden that can also be used to supply short-lived cut flowers for the house. Give it a trim after its main flush of flowers in late winter and early spring and feed only with low phospohorus fertiliser.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: Pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 1.5 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1.5 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: nectar feeding birds.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: any.

Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus fertiliser.

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