Grevillea (G.longistyla x G.venusta)
Genus Species: Grevillea (G.longistyla x G.venusta)
Common / Product Name: Firesprite
Habit: LARGE SHRUB (LS)
Height x Width: 2 – 3m x 1 – 2m
Pruning: Remove spent flowers annually
Frost Tolerance: High
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: High
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring / ends: Summer
Flower Colour: Flame Red
Irrigation: Yes requires spring watering for best flowers, water during 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.