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Scarlet Sprite Grevillea

Grevillea 'Scarlet Sprite'

SKU
08419
Deep rose flowers adorn the finely textured, needle-like foliage of this evergreen shrub in winter and spring. Tough, drought-resistant, and loved by birds. Its compact growth is great for use as a barrier, for screening or as a hedge plant, and will take easily to slopes and banks.
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8-11

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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationgrev-ILL-ee-uh rose-ma-ree-nee-FOH-lee-uh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 5 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeHeaviest bloom in winter and spring.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleMediterranean, Rustic, Xeric
Growth HabitMounding
Landscape UseBarrier, Border, Hedge, Hillside, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more 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. 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

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