A 4-5 feet tall by up to 6-8 feet wide shrub with fine textured grey foliage and rose-red flowers on arching branches fall through spring.
Grevillea lavandulacea is naturally found across a wide range in Australia from the Grampians of Western Victoria to the Flinders Range in South Australia. This plant may be a cross between G. lavandulacea and G lanigera.
The name comes from the town of Penola, which is in the southeast corner of South Australia.
Pronunciation: grev-ILL-ee-uh la-van-dew-LAY-see-a
Species Meaning: Like Lavandula (Lavender genus)
Grevillea lavandulacea is native to Australia.
All the usual advice for Protea family plants – poor soil, extremely good drainage, no summer water, no fertilizer, avoid root disturbance. Full sun.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P21038
Found in Pots,
Waiting for its forever home.
We acquired this plant from UCSC - Norries.