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Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle'

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Plant description

Grevillea Poorinda Royal Mantle

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Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle' is a prostrate dense ground cover with attractive toothed leaves and dark red toothbrush flowers. A great tough survivor plant, one of the original and best Grevillea cultivars ever released. Fantastic for banks and as a ground cover in large gardens, and can grow 6 metres wide in 2 or 3 years, given the right conditions. Also makes a great weeping standard. A good waterwise plant for low maintenance landscaping, and a great habitat plant for wildlife. Likes sunny to part shaded spots in moist well drained soil, and withstands frost with minimal damage

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: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.3 metres

Maximum width: 8 metres
Minimum width: 3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds.

Climate

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

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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