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Grevillea victoriae

Scientific name: Grevillea victoriae

Family: PROTEACEAE

Common names: “Royal grevillea”

Plant Type: Evergreen shrub

Conditions:

Zone: 7-10

Light: Full sun best

Exposure: Sheltered, tolerates wind, enjoys heat

Soil: Acidic, prefers less fertile sandy soil, avoid high phosphorus fertilizers

Moisture: Well drained, drought tolerant once established

Aesthetic:

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Plant Size: 6-10′ H & W , fast growing

Leaf and Stem shape: Simple grey-green leathery leaves

Flower: Orange-red flowers in drooping clusters in late winter-early spring

Pruning: Cut back after bloom in early spring to maintain size if necessary, little pruning is needed to keep it looking good, light tip pruning while the plant is young can  keep it dense and bushy

Maintenance: Low, no fertilizer

Landscape use: Hedge, screen , mixed shrub border, wildlife garden

Propagate: By cuttings and grafting

Pests & Disease: Generally healthy, suffers in cold wet

*Deer resistant

♥Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies

Comments: Native to Australia

Cultivars: G. v. ‘Murray Valley Queen’ – abundant flower show

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