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Grevillea lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea (Lavender grevillea)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Grevillea lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea

Other names

Lavender grevillea

Genus

Grevillea Grevillea

Species

G. lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea - G. lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea is a variable, spreading or prostrate, evergreen shrub with linear to narrowly elliptic, grey-green leaves and umbel-like racemes of red to reddish-pink flowers from late winter to early summer.


Grevillea lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea is: Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Arching, Suckering

Toxicity

May cause skin irritation or allergic reaction.

Flower

Reddish pink, Red in Spring; Reddish pink, Red in Summer; Reddish pink, Red in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Outdoors, Pruning group 1. May need restrictive pruning if grown under glass.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Grevillea lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea (Lavender grevillea) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, lime-free soil in a sunny, sheltered position. Under glass, grow in lime-free compost with grit in full light.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Grevillea lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea

Other names

Lavender grevillea

Genus

Grevillea Grevillea

Species

G. lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea - G. lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea is a variable, spreading or prostrate, evergreen shrub with linear to narrowly elliptic, grey-green leaves and umbel-like racemes of red to reddish-pink flowers from late winter to early summer.

Native to

Australia

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading, Arching, Suckering

Toxicity

May cause skin irritation or allergic reaction.


Colour

Flower

Reddish pink, Red in Spring; Reddish pink, Red in Summer; Reddish pink, Red in Winter

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Outdoors, Pruning group 1. May need restrictive pruning if grown under glass.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Grevillea lavandulacea subsp. lavandulacea (Lavender grevillea) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Sub-Tropical, Wallside and trellises, Wildlife

Cultivation

Plant in free-draining, lime-free soil in a sunny, sheltered position. Under glass, grow in lime-free compost with grit in full light.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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