Grevillea is an evergreen shrub with curiously shaped flowers, hence it’s common names Spider Flower, Silky Oak and Toothbrush plant.
Add winter colour to your garden with Grevillea, they grow in most NZ climates, some varieties will not tolerate frost, so choose the plant best suited to your environment. Flowers appear generally from winter into summer, some varieties flower year-round. Easy to grow and easy care, Grevillea like a sunny sheltered position. For best results prepare the area before planting by digging in well-rotted compost.
Grevillea varieties include ground covers, small and medium sized shrubs and striking standards.
A mat-forming shrub has deeply lobed evergreen oak-like leaves and burgundy-red spring flowers. The leaves flush bronze and mature to dark green. Toothbrush-shaped clusters of dark red flowers appear along the stems from late winter to late spring, and sometimes again in fall.
Colour: Red Habit: Prostarate, mat forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 300cm
Grevillea Aussie Crawl
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An evergreen tree or shrub. Retain only one main trunk for a tree or tip prune regularly from a young age for a shrub. As a tree it grows up to 8 metres. Flowers are displayed between mid spring and early summer. The flowers have whitish pink to fawn perianths and pale pink to pale crimson styles. Evergreen
Colour: Deep pink Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 8m x 3m
An excellent sprawling shrub that will cover a lot of ground on difficult areas that need fast cover. Attractive bronze divided leaves and long red 'toothbrush' flowers that appear throughout the year but particularly in spring. Likes sun, well drained soil and protection from frost. Evergreen. PVR.
Colour: Red Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 300cm
Grevillea Bronze Rambler
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This highly ornamental Grevillea produces masses of vibrant pink flowers throughout winter and spring. A medium to large sized shrub with a weeping habit and furnished with finely divided dark green leaves. Great as a feature plant or in a boarder. Grows best in well drained soil and full sun. Evergreen
A vigorous, ground-hugging shrub with divided green leaves that look a bit like an Oak leaf. The new shoots have a red tinge that matches the red 'toothbrush' flowers that appear from spring to autumn. Happy in the sun, tolerant of light or poor soils and will basically thrive on neglect. Protect from frost. Evergreen.
Colour: red Habit: Ground-cover Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 10cm x 3m
Grevillea gaudi Chaudii
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A compact growing grevillea that will do well in full sun to part shade. This tough little shrub will do well in dry climates and under filtered light from trees. It is best flowering in full sun and benefits from a prune in late summer. Use only low phosphorus fertiliser. Evergreen
Colour: Yellow / Red Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.5m x 1.5m
Evergreen shrub with bright red flowers and glossy green foliage. Ideal for attracting birds into the garden. Plant in a sunny well drained position. Light pruning will help to maintain the shape of the shrub. Evergreen. PVR.
Colour: Red Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 100cm
New standard form of this evergreen shrub with bright red flowers and glossy green foliage. Ideal for attracting birds into the garden. Plant in a sunny well drained position. Light pruning will help to maintain the shape of the shrub. Evergreen. PVR.
Lemon Daze as it's name suggests has large pendular yellow flowers with pink stamen and soft blue green foliage. It is frost and drought tolerant once established and has the added advantage of being attractive to birds. Prefers a full sun position. Flowers autumn through to spring. Evergreen. PVR
A tough little Aussie that thrives on neglect. Small grey-green rounded foliage. Distinctive creamy white and red shaggy flowers are produced en mass during winter and spring. Happiest in a sunny well drained position. No need to fertilize, will cope with strong wind and poor soil but not frost.
Colour: Red / Cream Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 50cm x 100cm