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Grevillea Mount Tamboritha
Grevillea Mount Tamboritha

Grevillea 'Mount Tamboritha'

A plant that will add something a little different to your garden.
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
  • An unusual and rarely offered garden shrub with small, narrow, green leaves and clusters of pinky-red and cream flowers which are produced virtually all year round.
  • Grevillea 'Mount Tamboritha' is a spreading, low-growing evergreen shrub which reaches around 80 - 100cm, making it a superb specimen in a pot on your patio, decking or balcony.
  • Easy to grow, the whole plant has a delightful, frost-kissed appearance which contrasts beautifully with its tight clusters of curved, pink blooms.
  • Perfectly hardy in milder parts of the UK where Mount Tamboritha will readily tolerate frost.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting.
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Product Description

An unusual and rarely offered garden shrub with small, narrow, green leaves and clusters of pinky-red and cream flowers which are produced virtually all year round.

Grevillea 'Mount Tamboritha' is a spreading, low-growing evergreen shrub which reaches around 80 - 100cm making it a superb specimen in a pot on your patio, decking or balcony, and as it's easy to grow, anyone can get great results, whatever their level of experience!

With lightly rounded, downy leaves, the whole plant has a delightful, frost-kissed appearance which contrasts beautifully with its tight clusters of curved, pink blooms - something really unusual for your garden.

Perfectly hardy in milder parts of the UK where Mount Tamboritha will readily tolerate frost if the wood is hardened off by a dry summer.

Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting.

What Is Supplied

Item 510039 supplied as:
Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for immediate planting, 'Mount Tamboritha' will reach approx 1.5m

Plant Information

Top Tips

Easy to grow, Grevillea prefers acid to neutral soil in full sun and will even tolerate poor soil as long as it drains well - although they do hate being wet and waterlogged.

Care Guide

Planting Advice for your Grevillea:

  • Grevillea prefers acid to neutral soil in full sun and will even tolerate poor soil as long as it drains well - although they do hate being wet and waterlogged.
  • Water your potted plant well.
  • Dig a hole a little deeper and 3 x wider than the nursery pot.
  • Add a soil conditioner such as well-rotted manure to the earth removed from the hole if necessary.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Place your plant in the hole at the same level at the pot.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball.
  • Water well and mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.


 

Aftercare advice for Mount Tamboritha:

  • Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK, where it can be grown outdoors in acid to neutral, well-drained soil. Otherwise grow in a pot with ericaceous compost with added grit in full light.
  • Apply low phosphate, liquid fertiliser monthly when in growth.
  • Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5C (23F) so winter protection may be necessary if temperatures fall below this.

 

Pruning Advice for Grevillea:

  • Pruning should be unnecessary, although you can trim plants to restrict height and spread.

 

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Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
100cm
150cm
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Grevillea 'Mount Tamboritha'
Grevillea 'Mount Tamboritha'
9cm Pot
Item: 510039
Only £9.99