Grevillea crithmifolia ‘Little Crith’
Our plant in focus is Grevillea crithmifolia ‘Little Crith’. This stunning, neat and compact growing shrub is ideal for use in commercial and private landscaping projects. It’s high adaptability to soil types and its display of strongly scented, dainty cream flowers that occur during spring make it an ideal plant for your next project.
COMMON NAME: Little Crith
BOTANICAL NAME: Grevillea crithmifolia ‘Little Crith’
ORIGIN: A select form of the naturally occurring Grevillea crithmifolia from the Swan Coastal Plain, chosen for its reliable performance and smaller, more compact growing shape.
HABIT: A small shrub with a compact growing habit. Grows to 1m high and 1m wide.
FEATURES: Grevillea crithmifolia ‘Little Crith’ produces masses of strongly scented, dainty cream flowers during spring.
USES: The compact and low growing nature of this plant makes it perfect for borders, verges and reserves. It is great at attracting pollinators, butterflies and nectar eating birds and is perfect for coastal projects.
POSITION/SOIL: Grevillea crithmifolia ‘Little Crith’ is suited to a wide range of soil conditions, including limestone soils provided good drainage. Thrives in a full sun to part shade position.
CULTIVATION: These plants are grown via cutting propagation from select parent stock to ensure plant health and uniformity.
MANAGEMENT: Grevillea crithmifolia ‘Little Crith’ requires little maintenance and is drought tolerant once established. This shrub requires little pruning and extra fertilising is not required once established.
Use unique W.A. flora on your next project to help diversify and showcase our native species.