Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea mollis


Grevillea mollis photo
Grevillea mollis

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Grevillea mollis photo
Grevillea mollis

Photograph copyright: oznativeplants - all rights reserved.




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea mollis in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea mollis is a spreading shrub with open habit. The leaves are soft and elongated oblong in shape, about 3cm - 10cm long, and 0.4cm - 1.4cm wide. Leaves have downy hairs on both sides. The branches arch. New growth is pink. Grevillea mollis produces clusters of small scarlet flowers in winter and spring, with intermittent flowers throughout the year.

Height
1m - 2m

Habitat
steep rocky slopes and creek flats in dry eucalypt forest and grassy woodlands

Propagation
seed, cuttings from new growth

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Distribution
north-east New South Wales



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:mollis


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 ...