Its natural environment indicates that it needs reasonable drainage in the home garden. If your garden is on clay soil, just plant it in mounds or raised beds. This reliable and long-lived species is drought and frost resistant and does best in full sun.
The massed display of creamy white flowers has a sweet vanilla fragrance which drifts around the garden. It attracts insects which pollinate the flowers and the spiky foliage provides excellent protection and nesting sites for small birds such as wrens and thornbills. It makes an ideal barrier plant or hedge.
This vanilla-scented form of Grevillea biternata has been grown for sale by our Growing Friends.