G.scortechinii.JPG (36888 bytes)Grevillea scortechinii: is a member of the Proteaceae family and is usually an almost prostrate shrub. The species is known as the Black Grevillea. Its prickly, holly-like leaves are up to six centimetres long. Unusual toothbrush flowers are black or very dark maroon. This flower colour is unusual in Grevilleas in particular and Australian plants in general.
Although usually prostrate or semi-prostrate, the Black Grevillea will take advantage of nearby shrubs and grow up amongst their foliage.
Grevillea scortechinii is a rare plant with limited distribution in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland .
Grow this unusual Grevillea amongst other native shrubs in garden beds and large rockeries.
Propagate from cuttings.