Is your garden looking dull and unappealing? Why not add some colours to beautify your garden? Whether you’re planning to revamp your garden setup or filling empty spaces in your garden, native plants can be a good start. It’s always best to invest in native plants in your garden for they benefit the local wildlife, drought-tolerant, resistant to pests, and they are relatively easy to grow. One such native australian plant is Grevillea, and it is an evergreen shrub with beautiful spider-like flowers. If you want to pick them, ensure to get it from local growers or order from plant nurseries online.
Grevillea is a native evergreen shrub with fern-like spider red flowers that adds a contrast to its dense green foliage encourages birds and insects to visit them. They can survive in all types of climate, and they produce flowers throughout the year. The rosy-red flowers can surprise you in late autumn and again in spring and summer.
They prefer acid to neutral soil and can withstand full sun to partial sun. They can also grow well in poor soil but ensure the soil is not waterlogged. So whenever you plant them, keep the soil bed a little upraised or cover them with mulch or pebble stones.
As Grevilleas are wide-spreading shrubs, so having a rockery border is a good option and it will look elegant. They grow up to 3ft in height, but their spread can be huge if not pruned regularly.
As there are many varieties of Grevillea, you can choose according to the flower type, like there are usually yellow, rose, bright red and orange. On top of all, they are trouble-free from pests and diseases so, making it an easy option for decorating your yard. You can keep them in pots outdoors during summer.
Varieties: Grevillea Moonlight, Grevillea Apricot Glow, Grevillea Bonfire, Grevillea Ground Cover, Grevillea Rosmarinifolia, Grevillea Forest Rambler, Grevillea Olivacea, Grevillea Coconut Ice, Grevillea Fireworks, Grevillea Copper Crest, Grevillea Clearview David, Grevillea Canterbury Gold, Grevillea Barklyana Gully, Grevillea Bonnie Prince Charles, Grevillea Deua Flame, Grevillea Endlicheriana Spindly, Grevillea Ivanhoe, Grevillea Gaudi Chaudii