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Grevillea 'Sylvia'

Proteaceae
Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers

GREVILLEA

This plant group generally has fine-textured foliage and long, slender, curved flowers, usually borne in dense clusters. Many cannot tolerate salt-laden soils, poor water quality, heavy summer irrigation, or heavy frost, but all are attractive enough to warrant some risk taking. Like other members of the protea family, they are sensitive to high levels of phosphorus in the soil. Fertilize lightly and avoid high-phosphorus fertilizers.

Grevillea 'Sylvia'

Shrub. Upright grower to 8–12 ft. tall and 6–8 ft. wide.Finely cut leaves are dark green above, silvery beneath. Raspberry pink flowers are held upright. Strong stems make blooms good for cutting. Shear or cut back plant by one-third after bloom to keep compact. Disease-resistant and wind-tolerant; good hedge or screen. Full sun or light shade.

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