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Grevillea 'Long John' / Long John Grevillea

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Family: Proteaceae

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This delicate looking shrub will reach about 8'-10' tall and wide. It has thick, sturdy brown stems with small, bright green, needle-like leaves and elegant red and orange flowers that bloom in spring. This shrub looks like a beautiful pine with gorgeous flowers. It has low watering needs once it's established. It prefers full to part sun with well draining soil. This makes a great hedge or screen. Hummingbirds love this shrub too.  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Shrub

Height Range

6-12'

Width Range

6-12'

Flower Color

Orange, Red, Multi-Colored

Flower Season

Spring

Leaf Color

Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Low

Growth Rate

Moderate

Soil Type

Sandy, Loam, Rocky

Soil Condition

Average, Well-drained, Dry

Soil pH

Neutral

Adverse Factors

n/a

Sunset Zones

15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

n/a

Design

Design Styles

Meadow, Mediterranean, Ranch, Spanish, Woodland

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Unusual Foliage

Seasonal Interest

Spring

Location Uses

Perennial Border, Patio, Park, Raised Planter, Walls / Fences

Special Uses

Container, Cut Flowers, Filler, Hedge, Screen

Attracts Wildlife

Hummingbirds

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