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Rosemary grevillea

Grevillea rosmarinifolia, the rosemary grevillea, is a plant of the family Proteaceae.

Grevillea rosmarinifolia usually occurs as a small to medium sized shrub 0.3–2 m (0.98–6.56 ft) high. The greater size is achieved in milder districts. The leaves resemble rosemary - narrow-linear, stiff with sharp points and curled-under margins, 0.8-3.8 cm long and 0.7–3 mm wide. Grevillea rosmarinifolia produces clusters of red or pink flowers from winter to spring. 

It is native to New South Wales and Victoria, Australia, and has naturalised in South Australia. Grevillea rosmarinifolia prefers full sun. It is drought tolerant and hardy down to −10 °C (14 °F). Grevillea rosmarinifolia is cultivated as an ornamental plant, for use in gardens and drought tolerant landscaping.

  • Category Grevillee & Leptospermum
  • Genus Grevillea
  • Species rosmarinifolia
  • Families Proteaceae
  • Habit Shrub
  • Climatic Zones Mediterranean: South and islands, hills. USDA 10 a
  • Leaves Evergreen
  • Flower Raceme
  • Geographical Area of Origin Oceania
  • Flowering and Fruiting Period December / April / March / February / January
  • Form Grown as shrub / bush
  • Colore Fiori Giallo   Rosso
  • Colore Foglie Verde
  • Colore Frutti Marrone
  • Favorite soil Sub-acid / medium acid / Middle-Dough / Medium soil
  • Water needs Medium
  • Light Exposure Full light / Full sun / Medium shade / Half shade
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