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Grevillea 'Jelly Baby'

ACRA 1254

Applicant: Neil R. Marriott

Family: Proteaceae

Origin: Seedling which arose at the property of Neil and Wendy Marriott at Panrock Ridge in the Black Range, near Stawell in Victoria. Named in memory of a family dog ‘Jelly’ which was small and attractive like this cultivar.

Distinctive Characters: Thought to be a hybrid between the Grevillea alpina type form from the Black Range in Victoria and G. lavandulacea Tanunda form. Unlike G. lavandulacea has broad soft oval leaves and has the large flowers of G. alpina but the colour is bright pink-red and white.

Habit/Description: A dense, silver grey, low spreading shrub

Size: 40cms high x 1 metre in diameter.

Flower Colour: pink-red and white

Flower Size: ca. 16 mm; conflorescence 30 mm.

Flowering time: June-November in Victoria

Colour Coding RHS 1995:  

Flowers: 53a
Leaves: 139b

Frost hardiness: High

Drought hardiness: High

In cultivation since: 2004

Where has it been tested? Stawell, Victoria