|USDA Hardiness Zone
|9 - 11
|Canadian Hardiness Zone
|Requires cold season protection under glass.
|RHS Hardiness Zone
|5 - 10
|20 - 45
|In order to survive in poor soils Grevillea have evolved with proteoid roots. These roots which develop each season, grow into the top levels of the soil to extract nutrients.
|Full sun to partial-shade, well-drained, acid to neutral soils. Use fertilizers low in phosphorous.
|Rounded, 2 m in length and 3 m wide.
|Woodlands, grasslands and rocky slopes.
|Mature bark takes on plate-like scales.
|Flower/Leaf Bud Description
|Leaf buds are rounded and 1 - 2 mm in size. Scales are smooth and divided into clusters of 3.
|Arranged alternate, opposite or whorled, are compound, dissected, lobed or pinnately toothed. Leaf margins are entire are 25 - 33 mm in size. Leaves are oblong and needle-like, and have silky hairs near the base.
|Irregular pairs along the branches in clusters. The petals are glabrous on the outside and bearded on the inside. The flowers are tube shaped and curve down and are partially split apart near the end.
|Drupe with two winged seeds. The seed is boat-shaped, 15 - 25 mm in size, and when fully mature split open to release seeds.
|The bark is light greyish-brown when young and more grey in appearance as it matures. The buds are a greyish-silver. The flowers are a fuchsia pink colour. The fruit is light green and becomes brown as it matures. The stock is an olive green colour. The leaves are a greyish-green colour.
|Young bark is smooth and becomes rough as it matures. The leaves are smooth in texture. The fruit have a hairy texture.
|Trebah Garden Trust, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom.
|Seed and semi-hardwood cuttings.