From Western Australia Grevillea wilsonii is a very attractive species with brilliant red flowers and foliage that is fine and needlelike.
Flowering from mid winter through to summer this is a small shrubby species that will vary in height depending on soil conditions and climate.
It grow well in full sun to part shade and requires a well drained soil through the year.
Regular tip pruning is the best method of keeping the plant bushy. Harder pruning is possible, although not always successful, if needed try cutting back in early summer.
Propagation is possible from seed.
- Botanical Name – Grevillea wilsonii
- Common Names – Wilsons Grevillea, Native Fuchsia.
- Origin – South East Western Australia
- Height – Variable to around 1.5 metres
- Spread – To around 1 metre.
- Soil – Well drained
- Position – Full sun to part afternoon shade.
- Flowers – Waxy red.
- Flowering Time – Winter to Summer.
- Foliage – Mid green, fine and needle like.