Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea 'Honey Gem'


Grevillea 'Honey Gem' photo
Honey Gem flower raceme

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Grevillea 'Honey Gem' photo
Honey Gem flower raceme and foliage

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Grevillea 'Honey Gem' photo
Lorikeet in Honey Gem. This grevillea is one of the best bird attracting plants

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PLANT FACTS

Description
Grevillea 'Honey Gem' is believed to be a hybrid between Grevillea pteridifolia and Grevillea banksii. It has an open habit but can be kept bushy by pruning. It has large orange racemes of flowers about 15cm long for most of the year, with main flush in late winter to spring.

Height
4m

Spread
3m

Propagation
Honey Gem produces viable seed, but seed does not come true to type. Propagation is fairly easy from cuttings.

Wildlife Interest
one of the best Grevilleas for attracting honeyeaters and lorikeets. Also attracts bats at night



Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Variety:'Honey 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
  see A-Z list for more ...