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PlantFiles: Lavender Grevillea
Grevillea lavandulacea 'Penola'

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Family: Proteaceae (pro-tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Grevillea (grev-ILL-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: lavandulacea (la-van-dew-LAY-see-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Penola

Category:
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Silver/Gray

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive GREVILLEAGIRL On Feb 21, 2005, GREVILLEAGIRL from San Diego, CA wrote:

A very quick grower! Already to 5' wide in 1 year from a 5 gallon container.

Neutral smiln32 On Aug 28, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Makes a good container plant and can be kept compact with heavy pruning.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Diego, California



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