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Grevillea 'Cherry Royal'

Grevillea

Family: Proteaceae (pro-tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Grevillea (grev-ILL-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cherry Royal

Category:

Perennials

Shrubs

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 15, 2018, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Per San Marcos Growers website:
Grevillea 'Cherry Royal' - A moderately-fast dense-growing shrub to 2 feet tall by 3 feet wide with soft olive-green oval leaves and cherry red "spider" type flowers in spring and a scattered bloom at other times of the year. Plant in full sun to light shade in a well-drained soil with occasional to little irrigation. It should tolerate inland heat and has been frost hardy to at least 20 F. This plant was discovered as a seedling volunteer in 2001 growing on the grounds of the University of California Santa Cruz arboretum where is was given the temporary name of Grevillea sp. - garden seedling 2001.289. The genus name Grevillea honors Charles Francis Greville (1749-1809), a patron of botany, a very close friend of Sir Joseph Banks, and president of t... read more

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