Grevillea x ‘Poorinda Queen’

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USDA Hardiness zone: Zn7b 10º to 5ºF

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Cold hardy large evergreen hybrid Grevillea with fine needle-like foliage and a nearly constant parade of soft citrus orange spidery flowers. No matter the weather this carefree shrub seems to be in bloom. Heaviest flowering is in mid-winter just when the gardener needs it most. Large spreading shrub to 8′ x 8′ in poor, well drained native soil. Little to no summer water when established. Very very cold hardy enduring 5ºF with no damage. Give it room to spread as it grows very fast. Takes light overhead shade if not too dense. Incredibly drought tolerant. Very difficult to propagate but we are always trying to make as much of this awesome shrub as possible. The intensity of the flower color shifts with the seasons gaining vividness with cooler temps. Wonderful winter blooming shrub.

 

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