Grevillea thelmmaniana Red Lantern



A medium sized shrub growing to 1.5 metres high and 2 metres wide, it has pendulous bright red flowers all through winter and into early spring, with spot flowering at other times, and they are very attractive to nectar feeding birds. The foliage is fine and attractive. Best in full sun but can be used in light shade, likes a moist but well drained soil. Drought tolerant once established, good for coastal gardens. Prune after flowering to encourage a more dense habit.

Note – some grevilleas can cause skin irritation to some people. If you are affected wear protective clothing when handling grevilleas

Family: Proteaceae

Scientific Name: Grevillea thelmanniana

Cultivar: Red Lantern

Common Name: Grevillea

Plant Type: Large shrub

Height: 1 ~ 1.5 metre

Width: 1.5 ~ 2 metres

Flower Colour: Red

Flowering Time: Spring, Winter

Ph Level: Acid, Neutral

Soil Type: Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam

Plant Environment: Flower garden, Coastal garden

Climate Zone: Warm temperate, Mediterranean

Light: Sunny, Light shade

Growth Habit: Evergreen

Lifespan: Perennial

Soil Moisture: Well-drained

Frost Tolerance: Tolerates light frost

Plant Usage: Windbreak

Special Features: Cut flower

Attracts Wildlife: Nectar eating birds, Other insects

Additional information

Weight N/A
Pot Size

140mm, 200mm – In store purchase only, Tube Stock