February 4, 2023
Grevillea rosmarinifolia

Grevillea rosmarinifolia

Grevillea rosmarinifolia is also known as Rosemary Grevillea. It is a bushy evergreen shrub. Rosmarinifolia refers to the rosemary-like leaves. It is native to Australia. Grevillea rosmarinifolia is part of the Proteaceae family of plants. Grevillea rosmarinifolia was first mentioned by Allan Cunningham (1791-1839). He was an English botanist who is known for his travels to Australia.

Grevillea rosmarinifolia
Grevillea rosmarinifolia

Grevillea flowers from late winter to spring. The flowers are spider-like. They are red and cream and full of nectar attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. Grevillea rosmarinifolia is deer and drought-tolerant. It is easy to grow and can grow up to 8ft or 2.5m tall.

Grevillea rosmarinifolia
Grevillea rosmarinifolia

Grow Grevillea rosmarinifolia in the sun or partial shade. Plant it in acidic and well-drained soil. It is generally pest-free and disease-free. Prune after flowering and propagate from seed, semi-hardwood cuttings, or grafting.

Grevillea rosmarinifolia
Grevillea rosmarinifolia

Also read about Grevillea ‘Moonlight’ and Grevillea banksii

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