Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN:Grevillea 'Poorinda Leane' is said to be a hybrid between a New South Wales form of G. juniperina and G. victoriae. although this cultivar is assumed to have the same species for parents as G. 'Poorinda Queen' and G. 'Poorinda Constance', it is not known whether the same forms of the species were involved. Cultivar received by the Authority: 21 April 1964. Applicant: Mr L Hodge.
DESCRIPTION: It is said this cultivar will reach a height of about 4m and has a spreading habit. Leaves are dark glossy green on the upper surface whilst the underside is covered with silky white hairs. Each leaf is up to 4cm long and about 4mm wide and is pungent. Leaf edges are rolled under. Flowers are buff to apricot and produced in terminal clusters on short branchlets. Each flower is about 1.5 - 2cm long, styles are red and up to 2.5cm in length.Although this cultivar is similar to G. 'Poorinda Queen', it can be distinguished from it by the longer leaves, its flower colour and its spreading habit.
perianth tube: near orange group 29c
perianth limb: near greyed-orange group 166C
style: near red group 41B
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC037, CBG8006485/8100556/068674
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 22 June 1977