Grevillea (G.juniperina x G.victoriae) Common / Product Name: Big Red
Genus Species: Grevillea (G.juniperina x G.victoriae)
Common / Product Name: Big Red
Habit: MEDIUM SHRUB (MS)
Height x Width: 2 – 3m x 1 – 2m
Pruning: Prune annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Winter / ends: Early Spring
Flower Colour: Red
Irrigation: No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -1°C for short periods once established. Some frost damage below -3°C. Use a product called Envy to protect plants from frost.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Low 40’s°C for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.