Grevillea petrophiloides
Pink Pokers

Uses: Highly ornamental specimen plant for native landscaping. Planted singly as a contrast in mixed plantings or grouped as a feature. Recommended for its interesting form. Responds to hard pruning. Requires well-drained acidic soils. Attracts nectar eating birds and insects.
Caution: Can cause skin irritations.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

  • Height 1.5-3m
  • Spread 0.8-1m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Proteaceae
  • Botanical Name Grevillea petrophiloides
  • Common Name Pink Pokers
  • Origin WA
  • Habit Upright to spreading, Open
  • Landscape Coast, Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains
  • Soil Texture Gravel, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Pink
  • Flowering Time Summer, Winter
  • Flower Type Bottlebrush
  • Purpose Habitat, Ornamental
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)