G.Sunrise.JPG (43592 bytes)Grevillea Sunrise: is a member of the Proteaceae family. The parents, of this attractive hybrid, may be Grevillea bipinnatifida and Grevillea Poorinda Illumina. This hybrid was a chance garden seedling so there is some doubt as to its parentage. Regardless of its parentage this Grevillea is well worth a place in your garden.

Grevillea Sunrise was previously known as Grevillea Wakiti Sunrise.

Grevillea Sunrise is a spreading shrub that will reach a height of 1.5 metres with a spread of up to two metres.

The leaves are grey-green and may be divided or entire, 55 millimetres long, 30 millimetres wide with prickly points.

Flowers are carried in spring and summer. They are held in clusters about 55 millimetres long and are an unusual apricot-pink colour. Blooms are rich in nectar and attract honeyeaters.

Grevillea Sunrise would be striking addition to a native garden bed. Light pruning is appreciated.

Propagate from cuttings.

 

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