bigbubbles Austin, TX(Zone 8b) Dec 23, 2007. Ball shaped bright red flowerheads are the distinctive feature of this beautiful cultivar. Long John Grevillea. Tropical Zone Gardening; Grevillea "Long John" Grevillea "Long John" Watch Reply. Botanical name. Browse other Shrubs: Oversized (15G_24B) at bamboopipeline.com. Grevillea 'Long John' - An upright rounded shrub to 10+ feet tall (saw one at 15 feet!) Grevillea 'Long John' Other names. (818) 751-2690 Hardiness Zone: 9-11 Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen Height: 8-12′ Spread: 8-12′ Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Partial Sun Foliage: Green Flower: Coral Pink Water Usage: Low One of the most popular cultivars, Long John Grevillea forms a tall upright canopy of soft needle like leaves. Grevillea resists freezing quite well, but is vulnerable to long spells of below-freezing temperatures, when the thermometer drops below 14°F (-10°C). Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. Pruning grevillea. Order Today! Because Grevillea is tall, wide, messy, and the branches fall off commonly, it does best in an open area away from buildings and roads. 12410 Foothill Blvd Unit U Sylmar, CA 91342. office@picturebuild.com. It is a good bloomer and not prickly like some Grevilleas. Grevillea 'Long John' Grevillea 'Long John' Long John Grevillea : Full Size Zoom : Product Details. Grevillea ‘Elegance’ A fast growing medium shrub with deeply divided dark green foliage. Large clusters of coral flowers appear through much of the year, and hummingbirds cannot stay away from them. Grevillea also grows best in USDA zones 9-11 and prefers well-drained soil to prevent root rot. Spider flower 'Long John' Genus. You can shape it the way you want or let it retain its own naturally compact shape. Grevillea Grevillea. Variety or Cultivar 'Long John' _ 'Long John' is an upright, open to rounded, evergreen shrub with needle-like, dark green leaves and dense racemes of petalless, bright coral-pink flowers primarily from winter into spring but may flower sporadically throughout the year. Grevillea / ɡ r ɪ ˈ v ɪ l i ə / is a diverse genus of about 360 species of evergreen flowering plants in the family Proteaceae, native to rainforest and more open habitats in Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Sulawesi and other Indonesian islands east of the Wallace Line. Zone 93001/ZONE 9 | elsid2272 added on September 30, 2017 | Answered. Grevillea can be pruned without any dire consequence, ideally after the spring blooming. Grevillea 'Long John' available at Bamboo Pipeline. Growing Grevillea in the garden in these zones is not difficult. It is thriving and looks beautifully alive. Large, dark rose-pink and orange flower clusters form on the ends of branches. 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