Scarlet Sprite Grevillea
Grevillea 'Scarlet Sprite'
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||grev-ILL-ee-uh rose-ma-ree-nee-FOH-lee-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Heaviest bloom in winter and spring.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Barrier, Border, Hedge, Hillside, Coastal Exposure|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Multi-Season Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Plumbago (Plumbago); Cape Honeysuckle (Tecomaria); Rock Rose (Cistus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Fountain Grass (Pennisetum);|
Adapts to a variety of soils with excellent drainage. 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 for compact growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11