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Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon'

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Plant description

Grevillea Robyn Gordon 1

Grevillea Robyn Gordon 2

Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon' is a small to medium evergreen shrub with prolific, large brush shaped bright red flowers. It is a tried and true native favourite which is a bird magnet. It flowers all year round, and is very hardy and adaptable. Best in full sun, but can be grown in part shade. Adaptable to a wide range of soils. Feed in spring with a good native fertiliser.

Some people can have a skin reaction in contact with the leaves of grevilleas.

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 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, 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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