Kings Rainbow Grevillea

Grevillea x 'Kings Rainbow' PP #27,931

SKU
41838
Exotic, bright red and yellow bicolor racemes on a durable, heat and drought tolerant evergreen with deep green, fine-textured, needle-like foliage and a semi-upright growth habit. A great low maintenance shrub that is well-adapted to warm coastal and adjacent inland areas. Great for use as a barrier, a hedge plant, or erosion control on slopes and banks.
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Botanical Pronunciationgre-VIL-le-a
LoreGevilleas' 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.
Average Size at MaturityUpright, mounding growth reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 6 to 8 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeNearly year-round in warm winter regions.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed & Yellow
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Woodland Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Heat Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsPlumbago (Plumbago); Cape Honeysuckle (Tecomaria); Rock Rose (Cistus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11

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