Grevillea x 'Noellii'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||gre-VIL-le-a NO-el|
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing to 4 ft. high, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late winter to spring|
|Design Ideas||Extremely versatile, this Grevillea has luxurious foliage yet is drought resistant. Makes a perfect hedge partition down property lines between heat-reflecting driveways. Use as a barrier in lieu of fencing next to public areas. You can even plant it alone as a specimen or in a small cluster to fill in difficult spaces in poor soil.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Poolside, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||This tough Grevillea is ideal with drought-resistant plants like Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'), Twisty BabyTM Dwarf Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady') and the blue foliage of Silver Dollar Tree (Eucalyptus cinerea). Add interest with South African plants such as Royal CapeTM Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata 'Monott'), Orange Cape Honeysuckle (Tecomaria capensis) and Red-Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria 'Springtime').|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed before new growth begins in spring; avoid high phosphorus fertilizers.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11