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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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Order Proteales, of which Grevillea in Proteaceae is a member) and Kingdom (e.
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As striking as these plants are, grevilleas aren't for everyone.
With some notable exceptions, grevilleas generally grow to a substantial size, which makes them unsuitable for small gardens (although pruning can restrain some of them).
Unless otherwise noted, plant grevilleas in full sun and well-drained soil that's low in organic matter.
uva-ursi `Wood's Red', Callirhoe involucrata, Grevillea lanigera low form, Halimiocistus, Phlomis russeliana, Scaevola aemula `purple Fanfare' (`Diamond Head').