Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia
Grevillea 'Peaches & Cream'
The Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan - March
|Common name ||-|
|Scientific name ||Grevillea ‘Peaches & Cream’|
|Etymology || |
Genus: After Charles Francis Greville, 1749-1809, co-founder of the Horticultural Society, London, now the Royal Horticultural Society.
|Description || |
A medium spreading shrub, 2 x 2 m high, with bright green attractive foliage which takes on a bronze sheen in winter. The flowers open yellow and age to various shades of pink and orange.
|Flowering/fruiting ||Flowers in early spring through to late autumn.|
Location in Garden
Come and see this flowering now in our Visitor Centre Carpark and in Bed 281 on Lakeside.
This cultivar is a cross between a white-flowered form of the Queensland species Grevillea banksii and Grevillea bipinnatifida from Western Australia, and was a chance seedling in a Brisbane garden.
It prefers a full sun position in well-drained soil and is tolerant of a wide range of conditions including humidity, drought and frost. Its long flowering period attracts birds to your garden.
Having Grevillea banksii in its parentage, there is the possibility that it may cause contact dermatitis in some people.
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