A ground cover Grevillea that grows to be less then 1′ tall and can spread to 8′ in a few years and can get to 15′ when mature. It has 3″ oak shaped leaves that emerge emerald red before turning to dark green. It bears upward-facing red toothbrush-form blossoms from spring through autumn.
Pronunciation: grev-ILL-ee-uh go-dih-SHAW-dee-eye
Species Meaning: Named for Charles Gaudichaud-Baupré, 19th century French botanist and physician
Grevillea x gaudichaudii is native to New South Wales, Australia.
Full sun to part shade. Light summer water to increase grown rate but drought tolerant once established.
Apparently rather difficult to propagate.
A naturally occurring hybrid between Grevillea acanthifolia subsp. acanthifolia and Grevillea laurifolia from the Blue Mountains.
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P21039
Found in Gondwana,
It is planted slightly out of the property lines in line with the first terrace and will hopefully cover that area and help to suppress weeds.
We acquired this plant from UCSC - Norries.