Long John grevillea is a tall upright growing evergreen shrub with an with a soft and billowy appearance. Mature plants become quite large and can reach heights of 10-15 ft. and spread 10-15 ft. across. Foliage consists of finely divided dark green leaves that are soft and pliable. Large numbers of showy light pink and red flowers occur in mid to late spring. This is a fast growing cultivar that needs space to mature and works well for screening and in mixed tree and shrub plantings. It is cold hardy to 20°F and adapts to all parts of the Inland Empire.
Long John grevillea
Foliage Character: Evergreen
Habit: Upright, Open, Mounding, Low-branching, Graceful
Growth Rate: Fast
Foliage Color: Dark green
Flower Color: Red, Pink
Flower Season: Spring
Soil Adaptations: Well-draining soil
Exposure Adaptations: Heat, Drought, All day sun
Function: Parks and open space, Hummingbird plant, Foliage accent plant, Flowering accent plant, Commercial spaces, Banks, Background plant, Wildlife value, Screening, Residential spaces
Height: 10 ft. – 15 ft.
Width: 10 ft. – 15 ft.
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