Grevillea_speciosa.jpg (50389 bytes)Grevillea speciosa: is a member of the Proteaceae family and is a small to medium shrub that may reach a height of two metres.

The leaves are narrow-lanceolate or elliptic, light to dark green and up to five centimetres long. Flowers are pink to bright red, held in clusters up to seven centimetres long and carried on the end of branches. They are both conspicuous and profuse. Some blooms are carried throughout the year with a peak in spring. Plants appreciate light pruning. This will keep plants dense and blooming bounteously.

Grevillea speciosa is a beautiful shrub with eye-catching blooms.

The species is confined to the Sydney area is one of a huge range of interesting plants growing on soil derived from Hawkesbury Sandstone.

Propagate from cuttings.

 

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