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Greyia sutherlandii - Natal Bottlebrush

Greyia sutherlandii produces a spectacular display of red flowers in late Winter into Early Spring. Once established the Natal Bottle Brush requires little extra water. Greyia sutherlandii will grow in full sun near the coast but prefers some shade protection for inland gardens. The Natal Bottle Brush blooms even with pretty significant outdoor shade. Greyia sutherlandii slowly grows up to 10 feet tall and wide. Greyia sutherlandii goes Winter deciduous, even in frost protected gardens. Plants are Winter hardy into the mid 20°s F. Greyia sutherlandii is native to South Africa.

Greyia sutherlandii, Natal Bottlebrush

Red flowers of Greyia sutherlandii - Natal Bottlebrush. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.