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Red Hooks Grevillea

Grevillea 'Red Hooks'

A fast growing, vase-shaped, upright shrub with fishbone leaves and unique, brush-shaped red flowers. Blooms intermittently throughout the year, but heaviest in late winter to spring. Tough, drought resistant, and well-adapted to warm coastal and adjacent inland areas. Great for use as a barrier, screening or as a stand-alone specimen, and will take easily to slopes and banks.
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Full sun

Once established, water occasionally.


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Botanical Pronunciationgrev-ILL-ee-uh
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 MaturityQuickly reaches 8 to 12 feet tall and wide
Bloom TimeHeaviest in Late Winter to Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeRepeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBarrier, Privacy Screen, Hillside
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureWaterwise, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally.
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. Prune in late spring after flowering to shape and reduce size if desired.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11

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