Grevillea lanigera 'Coastal Gem' / Coastal Gem Grevillea

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Coastal Gem Grevillea is a low-spreading shrub that grows to 1 foot tall about 4-5 feet wide. It has with narrow grayish-green leaves on arching stems. It has condensed flowers pinkish-red and cream in color. The flowers, looking fuchia like at a distance, bloom at the end of stems in winter to late spring. It grows best in neutral to slightly acidic soil. It needs full sun to light shade. Established plants are drought tolerant and do not like being overwatered. Use this plant in rock gardens, borders and certainly as a ground cover. It is wonderful for attracting nectar feeding birds.

Anatomy

Plant Type

Shrub, Ground cover

Height Range

Under 1'

Width Range

Flower Color

Pink

Flower Season

Winter, Spring

Leaf Color

Bark Color

Fruit Color

Fruit Season

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Very Low

Growth Rate

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam

Soil Condition

Average, Poor, Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

Susceptibilities

Tolerances

Salt Ocean Spray, Windy Conditions

Design

Design Styles

Accenting Features

Seasonal Interest

Location Uses

Special Uses

Attracts Wildlife

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