A low spreading shrub to about 1ft tall and 4-5 feet across. It has narrow grayish-green leaves that are soft to the touch on arching stems. On the ends of the branches, tight clusters of pinkish-red and cream spider flowers appear. This species comes from Victoria and New South Wales in Australia.
Pronunciation: grev-ILL-ee-uh lan-EE-ger-ruh
Species Meaning: comes from the Latin word 'lana' (wool) and 'gerus' (bearing) referring to woolly leaves.
Grevillea lanigera is native to Australia.
This selection is a 2001 Koala Blooms Australian Plant Introduction from the U.C. Santa Cruz Arboretum.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P20117
At the intersection of the main pathway and road in Gondwana.
We acquired this plant from Joy Creek.