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Plant Care Instructions By Julie Bawden-Davis

The feathery green leaves of this drought-tolerant evergreen shrub contrast with its dark-red flowers. Grows in full sun.

Is Indoor Plant?

No

These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones : 22, 23, 24
USDA Zones :
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • January
    • February
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    January
    1. Protect

    Protect plant when temperatures dip below freezing.
    February
    1. Protect

    Protect plant when temperatures dip below freezing.
    March
    1. Plant

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.
    2. Transplant

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.
    April
    1. Buy

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.
    2. Plant

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.
    3. Fertilize

    Fertilize with a dilute solution of a fertilizer low in phosphorus, as high levels of this mineral in the soil can kill the plant.
    4. Prune

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.
    5. Transplant

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.
    May
    1. Buy

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.
    2. Plant

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.
    3. Prune

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.
    4. Transplant

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.
    June
    1. Buy

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.
    2. Plant

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.
    3. Prune

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.
    4. Transplant

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.
    July
    1. Plant

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.
    2. Water

    Water every three to four weeks. Plant is drought tolerant and responds poorly to excessive watering.
    3. Transplant

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.
    August
    1. Plant

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.
    2. Water

    Water every three to four weeks. Plant is drought tolerant and responds poorly to excessive watering.
    3. Transplant

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.
    September
    1. Plant

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.
    2. Water

    Water every three to four weeks. Plant is drought tolerant and responds poorly to excessive watering.
    3. Transplant

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    January

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.

    February

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.

    March

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.

    April

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.

    May

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.

    June

    Buy grevillea when in bloom.

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    March

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.

    April

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.

    May

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.

    June

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.

    July

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.

    August

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.

    September

    Plant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil. Avoid planting in soil high in salts, as this can kill the plant.

    Fertilize

    When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

    April

    Fertilize with a dilute solution of a fertilizer low in phosphorus, as high levels of this mineral in the soil can kill the plant.

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    July

    Water every three to four weeks. Plant is drought tolerant and responds poorly to excessive watering.

    August

    Water every three to four weeks. Plant is drought tolerant and responds poorly to excessive watering.

    September

    Water every three to four weeks. Plant is drought tolerant and responds poorly to excessive watering.

    Prune

    When's a good time to prune this plant? How about deadheading, pinching back, trimming or any other grooming? Any special requirements?

    January

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.

    February

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.

    March

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.

    April

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.

    May

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.

    June

    Prune after flowering to initiate new growth and blooming.

    Protect

    When and how should you protect this plant from birds, deer, rabbits? Does this plant need be covered, or wrapped or painted or moved?

    January

    Protect plant when temperatures dip below freezing.

    February

    Protect plant when temperatures dip below freezing.

    Transplant

    When's the best time to dig up and transplant this from one spot to another? (This is different than planting). Any special requirements?

    January

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    February

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    March

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    April

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    May

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    June

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    July

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    August

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

    September

    Transplant when grevillea is actively growing in well-draining soil.

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