Grevillea


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Grevillea

a large genus of Australian shrubs or small trees in the family Proteaceae; seeds and pods of a few species contain cyanogenetic glycosides but poisoning is not recorded; includes G. banksii, G. helmsiae, G. robusta (silky oak). Some species also have caustic resins on their seed pods, e.g. G. pyramidalis, G. mimosoides.
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Grevilleas are truly made for intimate gardens, but not necessarily for large-scale landscapes.
R32 : 150 lots bushy grevillea maintained and protected against fire by 40 thousand seedlings delivered to participants
Grevilleas crave a fast-draining soil and grow well with other Australian natives such as Kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos) and Australian fuchsias (Correa).
It is a rather large commercial planting that demonstrates, above all, courage, since four plant species seldom seen together were used: blue or sheep fescue (Festuca ovina ``Glauca''), pyracantha and grevillea shrubs, and the camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora).
Shrubs: banana shrub (Michelia figo), bottiebrush, breath of heaven, butterfly bush, Caesalpinia, Ceanothus, Escallonia, Euonymus japonicus, fuchsia, Grevillea, heavenly bamboo, hydrangea, India hawthorn, lavender, rose, rosemary, strawberry tree, toyon.
Also try blue hibiscus (Alyogyne huegelii), grevillea, kangaroo paw, and Westringia fruticosa from Australia; Cape mallow (Anisodontea x hypomandarum), Cape plumbago, kniphofia, leucospermum, and lion's tail (Leonotis leonurus) from South Africa; or Pride of Madeira (Echium candicans) and rockrose from the Mediterranean region.
A low-maintenance blue fescue lawn is surrounded by agaves, artemisia, feathery cassia, woolly grevillea, and other unthirsty plants.
Like the mythical Proteus, the Greek "old man of the sea" who could assume many different shapes at will, the genus Grevillea seems to reinvent itself from one plant to the next.
Most, like Callistemon, Eremophila, and Grevillea, handle aridity, wind, and heat.
magellanica), grevillea, heath (Erica), honeysuckle, melaleuca, night jessamine, pineapple guava, rose of Sharon, rosemary, weigela.