Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea sericea


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

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




PLANT FACTS

distribution map showing range of Grevillea sericea in Australia

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


Description
Grevillea sericea is an upright, spreading shrub. It produces profuse clusters of pale pink to deep mauve-pink spider flowers through most of the year. Flowers are often prolific and conspicuous. Leaves are narrow and pointed.

Height
1.5m - 3m

Spread
1m - 3m

Habitat
Forests and woodlands

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
central coast of New South Wales

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


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 ...