Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea juniperina (Juniper-leaf Grevillea)


Grevillea juniperina photo
Grevillea juniperina

Photograph by Forest & Kim Starr. License: Public Domain.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea juniperina in Australia

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


Common Name
Juniper-leaf Grevillea

Description
Juniper-leaf Grevillea is a variable species that is found in prostrate forms and shrubby forms. The sharp-pointed leaves are linear about 5mm - 35 mm long. Produces clusters of yellow, apricot, pink or red spider-shaped flowers. Grevillea juniperina 'Molonglo' is a showy cultivar with apricot flowers that is a hybrid between an upright red form and a yellow prostrate form.

Height
0.3m - 4m

Spread
1.5m - 6m

Habitat
woodland or open forest,

Propagation
from seed, or cuttings from current season growth

Wildlife Interest
attracts nectar eating birds. Birds may nest in foliage.

Distribution
south-east Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory.

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:juniperina
Common Name:Juniper-leaf 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 candelabroides
  Grevillea coccinea
  Grevillea concinna
  Grevillea corrugata
  Grevillea crithmifolia
  Grevillea decurrens
  Grevillea didymobotrya
  Grevillea dielsiana
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