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Grevillea juniperina

juniper-leaf grevillea, Prickly spider flower.

This grevillea varies in habit from a spreading semi-prostrate to a rounded upright shrub. The leaves are dark green and needle like and provide excellent protection for small birds.
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originACT, NSW, Qld.
cultural notesLong lived, hardy and adaptable to a range of soils and climates. Prefers full sun but will tolerate some shade.
maintenancePrune to maintain shape.
toleratesFrost and drought tolerant
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourThe spider-like flowerheads vary in colour from scarlet through orange to pale yellow.
foliage colourNeedle like leaves are dark green.
widthup to 2m
heightup to 2.4m
plant spacing100cm apart
recommended usesExcellent habitat for small birds. A hardy plant good for mass plantings or as a feature specimen.
 
plant image creditsCreative Commons License S.L. Prior

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