Another brilliant low growing species, Grevillea thelemanniana is available as a prostrate form as well as the species itself.
From the coastal areas of Western Australia, the species will reach around 1 metre in height, the prostrate form around .5 metres.
The bright red flowers attract bees and birds to the garden, and with attractive foliage this is a good ground cover plant for any sunny garden.
- Grevillea thelemanniana ‘Baby’ is a prostrate form.
- Green Gem is a form with greener foliage.
- Min Marvel is another low growing form with a dense growth habit.
Plant Grevillea thelemanniana in a well drained humus rich soil in a sunny position. This is species that will withstand moist soils over winter,
- Botanical Name – Grevillea thelemanniana
- Common Name – Spider Net Grevillea.
- Family – Proteaceae
- Height – Around 1 metres – depending on form.
- Spread – To around 3 metres.
- Position – Full Sun to a little afternoon shade.
- Soil – Well drained, clay to sandy.
- Flowers – Brilliant Red.
- Flowering Time – Winter to Spring.
- Foliage – Mid to deep green.
- Frost tolerant – Light to medium frosts only.
- Drought tolerant – Yes once established.
Grevillea thelemanniana is available for sale from the following nurseries
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