Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea 'Poorinda Anticipation'


Grevillea 'Poorinda Anticipation' photo
Grevillea 'Poorinda Anticipation', Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.

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




PLANT FACTS

Description
Grevillea 'Poorinda Anticipation' is a spreading shrub with toothbrush shaped clusters of pinkish flowers borne terminally on the branches in winter, spring and summer. It is said to be a cross between Grevillea longifolia and Grevillea willisii. It was raised by Mr Leo Hodge at his "Poorinda" property in Victoria. It is a fairly dense shrub with long, spreading branches. The deeply dissected leaves are 18cm - 20cm long and about 6cm wide. They leaves are smooth above and covered with fine, pale hairs below.

Height
2m - 3m

Spread
2.5m - 4m

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Grevillea
Variety:'Poorinda Anticipation'


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  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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