Grevillea Poorinda Royal Mantle

Grevillea Poorinda Royal Mantle

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Expected Height Range:

0.2 m - 0.5 m

Spread Range:

0.2 m - 6 m

Preferred positioning:

Full sun, Partial sun, and Partial shade

Common uses:

Attractive foliage, Groundcover, Low maintenance garden, Poolside planting, Colder climate friendly , Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought tolerant, Cut flowers, Fast growing, Erosion control, and Pollutant tolerant

Flower Season/s:

Winter and Spring

Flower Colour/s:

Plant life cycle:

Perennial

Habitat:

Grevillea 'Poorinda Royal Mantle' is a cultivar so it does not have a natural habitat. Its parent species Grevillea laurifolia is native to eastern Australia, specifically in New South Wales where it grows in mountainous regions and is often found in cool temperate rainforests. Its other parent species Gevillea willisii is native to the alpine and subalpine regions of Victoria.

Leaf information:

Dark green, lance-shaped leaves that are toothed and flushed red when young

Preferred Soil:

Prefers well-drained soils but is quite adaptable and can thrive in a variety of soil types, from sandy to clay

A prostrate, spreading ground cover known for its vigorous growth and attractive features. This cultivar is renowned for its dense, toothed leaves and new growth that displays a beautiful coppery red color. It is particularly praised for its extensive coverage and ability to quickly cover large areas, making it fantastic for stabilising banks and slopes. From winter to late spring, it produces striking magenta flowers with bright pink styles, which are not only visually appealing but also attract a variety of wildlife, including birds and bees.

Care Considerations:

This plant is drought-tolerant once established and requires minimal maintenance. However, occasional pruning can help maintain its spread and promote denser growth. Note – some grevilleas can cause skin irritation to some people. If you are affected wear protective clothing when handling grevilleas.
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