A small to medium size evergreen shrub with an upright mounding habit, 4-6 ft. tall and as wide. Foliage has an open and airy quality that is comprised of 6-8 in. long bipinnately divided bright green leaves. Large red and pink flowers grow in 4-5 in. long terminal racemes and hang gracefully from stems. Flowering is most intense from late spring through summer, but can occur intermittently all year.
It prefers well-drained soils, sun to partial shade. Drought tolerant once established. Plants can tolerate moderate to heavy pruning if necessary.
G. bipinnatifida x G. banksia. It is a chance hybrid that arose in the garden of David Gordon of Myall Park, Glenmorgan, Queensland. It has gone on to be a parent of many cultivars, including Superb, Ned Kelly, Coconut Ice, Peaches and Cream, Judith Anne and others. It was named for their daughter who dies of cancer at the age of 16.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P21055
Found in Pots,
Waiting to find its forever home in the garden.
We acquired this plant from UCSC - Norries.