Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea obtusifolia 'Gingin Gem'


Grevillea obtusifolia 'Gingin Gem' photo
Grevillea obtusifolia 'Gingin Gem', Australian Garden, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Victoria, Australia

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




PLANT FACTS

Description
Grevillea obtusiflora is a dense prostrate or spreading shrub with clusters of pink or red spider shaped flowers in winter and spring. The leaves are simple obovate , 10mm 35 mm long and 2mm - 3mm wide. Leaf margins are entire.

Height
0.1m - 0.2m

Spread
2m - 4m

Habitat
woodland on sandy soil, found in winter wet areas.

Wildlife Interest
attracts seed eating birds and insect eating birds

Distribution
Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Species:obtusifolia
Variety:'Gingin Gem'


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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