Grevillea aquifolium Lindl.

Holly Grevillea

Variable shrub, spreading to upright, to 2 m tall and wide. Leaves holly-like, to about 8 cm long, grey-green. Flowers in toothbrush-like clusters. Perianth green with red styles; winter to early summer.

Prostrate forms are available, including 'Carpenter's Rocks', a limestone-tolerant form selected from SE SA and int. 1970s-80s, and 'Serra Road'; int. 1960s as a seedling selection from the Grampians.

SA,W Vic.

Source: Spencer, R.; Molyneux, B.; Mathews, D. (2002). Proteaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Grevillea Knight