Plant name: Grevillea gaudichaudi
Plant type: groundcovers / climbers
Origin: NSW- BLUE MOUNTAINS.
Cultural notes: A hardy, fast growing groundcover that will thrive in a sunny, well drained position. Thrips can be problematic to this species.
Maintenance: Can be pruned to maintain shape.
Tolerates: Tolerant of drought, frost and salt spray.
Flowering season: Spring through to Autumn.
Flower colour: Toothbrush shaped flowers are a vibrant pink-red in colour.
Foliage colour: Leaves are up to 10cm long and multi-lobed,reminiscent of oak leaves. They are dark green and have a reddish tint in cold weather and on the new growth.
Height: up to 0.1m
Plant spacing: 300cm apart
Recommended uses: Useful for its fast growth and large coverage. Plant on banks and over retaining walls.
Description: A naturally occuring hybrid of Grevillea acanthifolia and Grevillea laurifolia. A vigorous groundcover spreading up to 5m. Attractive foliage and deep pink-red flowers appearing in Spring, Summer and Autumn.