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Grevillea 'Superb'

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Plant description

Grevillea Superb 3

Grevillea Superb 2

Grevillea Superb 1

Grevillea 'Superb' lives up to its name, flowering for most of the year with large salmon pink flowers. The flower heads open over time, and are good for cut flowers as well as attracting lots of birds and bees to the garden. A great feature shrub, loose hedge or screen plant, growing around 2 metres tall and wide. It is naturally compact, and can be lightly pruned to keep the plant dense.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: red or orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres

Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 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: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorous native fertiliser.

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