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Grevillea 'Poorinda Signet'

Common Name:
Grevillea
Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Proteaceae (The Protea Family)
Geographic Origin:
Australia
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
6-8 feet high and wide
Landscape/Garden Uses:
Mixed plantings
Flowering Season:
Winter and spring
Flower Color:
Light pink
Exposure:
Full sun
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Occasional to little watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
Dense rounded shrub to 6-8 feet high and wide has narrow green leaves with silvery grey undersides. Light pink flowers with dark pink styles appear in late winter and early spring. Sun, well drained soil (usually the poorer, the better), and occasional to no supplemental watering when established. Many grevilleas are sensitive to phosphorus; never use high-phosphate fertilizers and, in general, feed them sparingly if at all. UCSC/Koala Blooms introduction. Attractive to hummingbirds.