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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.
Flower colour: red or orange
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter
Maximum height: 2 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres
Maximum width: 2 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: Birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.
Loam: moist, well-drained.
Sand: moist, well-drained.
Soil pH: 5.5-6.5
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: Any.
Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorous native fertiliser.