|Height||3m - 4m |
|Width||2m - 3m|
|Sun exposure||Full sun / Part shade |
|Soil type||Well-drained |
|Flower colour||Pink |
|Bloom time||Summer - Autumn |
Grevillea "Copper Rocket" This hardy, fast growing shrub has attractive divided foliage, that has a copper/bronze toning to the leaves. The stunning pink toothbrush like flowers not only make a great display but are a great attraction for the nectar feeding birds in the garden.
Once established little maintenance is required with this plant, is toleratant of periods of dryness, but like any plant will benefit from deep watering occasionally in dry weather.
This grevillea is perfect for a space where you desire a very hardy and fast growing shrub, ideal for screening or infomal hedge, garden feature or in a decorative pot around the pool or in the court yard.
Planting: Cultivate soil before planting. Dig hole twice the width of the container. Remove plant from container and place into the hole so that soil level is the same as the surrounding ground. Fill hole firmly and water in even if the soil is moist.
Care: Always ensure regular watering is provided for your new plants. The plants may need watering for around 12 weeks or until they are established depending on time of year and weather conditions once planted.
Good mulching will assist to reduce weeds and maintain moisture levels. Maintain fresh growth, shape and promote dense habit by pruning after main flowering time. Feed in early Spring with a low phosphorus fertiliser.
Using tubestock is a great advantage for planting in your garden as they will establish quickly with the appropriate care.
Plants are supplied as tubestock in 42mm wide pots. Your plant will be established in its pot and ready to plant out.