Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea candelabroides (Candellabroides Grevillea)

Grevillea candelabroides photo
Grevillea candelabroides near Mingenew W

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Growth Characteristics information is sourced from: State Flora Catalog, Government of South Australia Licensed under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license.


distribution map showing range of Grevillea candelabroides in Australia

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Common Name
Candellabroides Grevillea

Grevillea candelabroides is a large spreading shrub with greyish-green, pinnate lobed leaves about 3cm long. Produces long branching clusters of scented white flowers. The candle-like clusters grow to 25cm long. It is a very attractive plant for climates with dry summers and wet winters. Grevillea candelabroides is not reliable on its own roots in humid sub-tropical and tropical climates, although can be grown successfully if grafted.

Sandy heaths

Western Australia

Growth Characteristics
Height (m): 2 - 5
Spread (m): 1.5 - 4
Soil Texture: sand, loam
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils
Frost Sensitivity: moderately sensitive
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 450
Flower Colour: cream
Flower Season: summer

(source: SA State Flora Catalog)

seed, cuttings are usually slow to strike. The species has been successfully grafted using Grevillea robusta rootstock.

Wildlife Interest
attracts birds

Common Name:Candellabroides Grevillea

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