The Mundubbera grevillea.
With outstanding creamy yellow flowers and a naturally upright growth habit, Grevillea whiteana makes a good specimen plant in the garden.
This is a species originally from Queensland, it very adaptable to cooler climates and thrives at least as far south as Melbourne.
It is a naturally bushy species and can be used as a background screening plant or hedge. Look Grevillea x Moonlight a selected form with brilliant flowers.
Best grown in full sun and a well drained soil this is an easy care plant once established. If can be tip pruned after flowering maintain a more compact and bushy growth habit.
Fertiliser needs to be a low phosphorus native plant type.
- Botanical Name – Grevillea whiteana
- Common Name – Mundubbera grevillea.
- Family – Proteaceae
- Origins – Queensland.
- Height – To around 3 – 4 metres
- Spread – To around 3 metres
- Growth rate – Medium.
- Position – Full sun to a little shade.
- Soil – Well drained
- Flowers – Cream to yellow.
- Flowering Time – Winter
- Foliage – Needle lime and mid olive green..
- Frost tolerant – Yes
- Drought tolerant – Yes, once established.