Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea 'Coconut Ice'

Grevillea 'Coconut Ice' photo
Grevillea cultivar "Coconut Ice"

Photograph by Tatiana Gerus. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

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


Grevillea 'Coconut Ice' is a shrub that grows to about 2 m tall. The flowers are red pink and produced in clusters about 15 cm long 9 cm in diameter. The cultivar is a hybrid between Grevillea bipinnatifida and Grevillea banksii (white flowered form) raised from seedling by Mr. M Hodge of Queensland. Grevillea 'Coconut Ice' is the same cross as Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon' which has deeper red flowers and Grevillea 'Ned Kelly' which has apricot flowers. It was accepted for registration with Australian Cultivar Registration Authority (ACRA) in October 1993.

Growth Characteristics
Height (m): 1 - 1.5
Spread (m): 0.5 - 1.5
Soil Texture: sand, loam, clay
Soil pH: soils with pH less than 8
Frost Sensitivity: moderately sensitive
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 500
Flower Colour: orange / purple
Flower Season: frequent

(source: SA State Flora Catalog)

Wildlife Interest
birds, nectar

Variety:'Coconut Ice'

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  Grevillea arenaria
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  Grevillea asparagoides
  Grevillea asplenifolia
  Grevillea astericosa
  Grevillea baileyana
  Grevillea banksii prostrate
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  Grevillea bipinnatifida
  Grevillea bronwenae
  Grevillea candelabroides
  Grevillea coccinea
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