Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea candelabroides (Candellabroides Grevillea)


Grevillea candelabroides photo
Grevillea candelabroides near Mingenew W

Photograph by Cas liber. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea candelabroides in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Candellabroides Grevillea

Description
Grevillea candelabroides is a large spreading shrub with greyish-green, pinnate lobed leaves about 3cm long. Produces long branching clusters of scented white flowers. The candle-like clusters grow to 25cm long. It is a very attractive plant for climates with dry summers and wet winters. Grevillea candelabroides is not reliable on its own roots in humid sub-tropical and tropical climates, although can be grown successfully if grafted.

Height
4m

Spread
4m

Habitat
Sandy heaths

Propagation
seed, cuttings are usually slow to strike. The species has been successfully grafted using Grevillea robusta rootstock.

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Distribution
Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:candelabroides
Common Name:Candellabroides Grevillea


Relatives in same Genus
  Grevillea agrifolia
  Grevillea alpina
  Grevillea angulata
  Grevillea arenaria
  Grevillea armigera
  Grevillea asparagoides
  Grevillea asplenifolia
  Grevillea astericosa
  Grevillea baileyana
  Grevillea banksii prostrate
  Grevillea baueri
  Grevillea bipinnatifida
  Grevillea bronwenae
  Grevillea coccinea
  Grevillea concinna
  Grevillea corrugata
  Grevillea crithmifolia
  Grevillea decurrens
  Grevillea didymobotrya
  Grevillea dielsiana
  Grevillea dryandri
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