Kings Celebration Grevillea
Grevillea x 'Kings Celebration' PP #27,899
|Description||Bright red and white bicolor blooms on a vigorous evergreen shrub with deep green, finely textured, needle-like foliage and an upright growth habit. Tough, drought resistant, and well-adapted to warm coastal and adjacent inland areas. Great for use as a barrier, for screening or as a hedge plant, and will take easily to slopes and banks.|
|Watering||Once established, water occasionally.|
|Blooms||Nearly year-round in warm winter regions.|
|Mature Size||Upright, mounding growth reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Hillside|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Companion Plants||Plumbago (Plumbago); Cape Honeysuckle (Tecomaria); Rock Rose (Cistus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)|
|Care||Adapts to a variety of soils with excellent drainage; prefers loamy, gravelly, lightly acidic soil. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system, taking care not to overwater. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates moderate drought. Feed sparingly in spring; avoid high phosphorus fertilizers.|
|Lore||Gevilleas' evolved flowers are specifically adapted to pollenation by the honeyeater bird with its curved beak, which means plants remain sterile in all regions outside this bird's natural habitat.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11
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