Flowering from late winter through spring, Grevillea nudiflora is one of the more unusual species. The foliage is grass like, the flowers dainty and very attractive.
This species comes in a number of forms, a low growing prostrate form that is used as a ground cover as well as a taller shrub to around 2 metres. In good conditions the foliage will form a fairly dense matt of fine leaves.
Use the prostrate forms of Grevillea nudiflora as a ground cover, or a for trailing over a retaining wall. Also suited to growing in containers. Useful for underplanting taller trees and shrubs.
Grevillea nudiflora Care
Full sun to a little shade, and a very well drained soil are essential.
This is not a plantbthat is fussy about soil type, as long as drainage is good.
During long dry periods in summer, the occasional deep soaking may be beneficial.
Pruning Grevillea nudiflora.
Light tip pruning after flowering will create a more bushy habit. This is Grevillea that can be pruned back hard if required.
- Position – Full sun to Part shade.
- Soil – Well drained.
- Height – The prostrate form will reach around .3 metres in height
- Spread – The prostrate form will spread to around 2 metres.
- Growth rate – Medium to fast
- Foliage – Mid to deep green..
- Flowers – Red with yellow
- Flowering period – Winter through spring, with spot flowers through the year
- Drought tolerant – Yes once established