Australian Native Plants

  Grevillea 'Poorinda Queen'

Grevillea 'Poorinda Queen' photo
Grevillea 'Poorinda Queen', Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

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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.


Grevillea 'Poorinda Queen' is an upright, spreading shrub with prolific flowers This cultivar is said to be a cross between Grevillea juniperina and a yellow form of Grevillea victoriae from Victoria. The leaves are glossy dark green above and covered with short white hairs below. Leaves are 2cm - 2.5cm long and about 5mm wide with sharp point. The leaf margins are rolled downwards. The flowers are apricot-pink and borne in large terminal clusters in spring, summer and autumn.

Growth Characteristics
Height (m): 2 - 3
Spread (m): 3 - 4
Soil Texture: sand, loam, clay
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils, alkaliine soils
Frost Sensitivity: moderately sensitive
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 550
Flower Colour: orange
Flower Season: frequent

(source: SA State Flora Catalog)

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Variety:'Poorinda Queen'

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