Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea lavandulacea (Lavender Grevillea)


Grevillea lavandulacea photo
Grevillea lavandulacea (cultivated, labelled) Australian Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




LAVENDER GREVILLEA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea lavandulacea in Australia

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


Common Name
Lavender Grevillea

Description
The Lavender Grevillea is a small spreading shrub/. The small leaves are grey-green, resembling lavender (although some forms have darker green leaves). It produces clusters of bright red or pink spider-shaped flowers in winter and spring. Some forms produce white or cream flowers.

Height
0.2m - 1m

Spread
0.5m - 1.5m

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
Victoria., South Australia,

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:lavandulacea
Common Name:Lavender 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
  see A-Z list for more ...