Grevillea lanigera 'Mt Tamboritha'

Grevillea lanigera ‘Mt Tamboritha’

A low, spreading shrub with narrow, slight hairy leaves that almost look like a succulent. This is one of the smallest Grevillea. The flowers start as small buds and become long red and cream flowers.

Pronunciation: grev-ILL-ee-uh lan-EE-ger-ruh

Species Meaning: bearing a woolen coat

Grevillea lanigera is native to Southeast Australia.

Cultivation Notes

Wants a well-drained, lean soil and full sun or part shade. It is one of the hardier Grevillea. Keep phosphorous away from it.

In Our Garden

Plant ID: P22168

Found in Gondwana,

On the first tier to the right of the stepping stones.

We acquired this plant from Turtle Bay Nursery.

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Grevillea

Species: lanigera

Variety: Mt Tamboritha

Commonly known as: Prostate Wolly Grevillea

Height: <3ft

Spread: <3ft

Growth Habit:
Evergreen
Flowering
Shrub
Sun Needs:
Full Sun
Part Sun
Soil Type:
Well-drained
Season of Interest:
Winter
Dormancy:
Summer
Zone:
Zn8b - down to 15F
Benefits and Attracts:
Bees and Hummingbirds

Resistant to Deer, Rabbit, and Rodent.

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