G.buxifolia.JPG (29782 bytes)Grevillea buxifolia: is known as the Grey Spider Flower, is a member of the Proteaceae family and is a native of the Sydney region.
Grevillea buxifolia develops into a medium shrub with lanceolate to ovate leaves. Young branches are covered with brown hair. The terminal flower heads are large and a distinctive grey colour. Spring is the main flowering period.
Pruning is appreciated and will keep plants bushy and blooming bounteously.
Grevillea buxifolia is found in open forest and heath, usually on sandy soils.
The Grey Spider Flower would be at home in a native cottage garden or as a foreground plant in a shrubbery.
Grevillea buxifolia is one of the parents of the hybrid Grevillea Evelynís Coronet.
Grevillea phylicoides and Grevillea sphacelata are similar species.
Propagate from cuttings.