Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Adorning' is said to be a seedling resulting from a form of Grevillea juniperina from New South Wales. Cultivar received by the Authority: November 1968. Applicant: Mr L Hodge.
DESCRIPTION: It is a low spreading shrub growing to a height of about 1m. The pungent leaves are long and narrow and about 25 mm long by 2-3mm wide. The upper surface is shiny green whilst the underside is covered with dense silky hairs. The very woolly flowers are formed into dense clusters and are produced terminally on short side laterals. The perianth is bright pink and about 16mm long and the styles are aobut 25mm long.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from most forms of Grevillea juniperina as it has bright pink flowers instead of the usual for the species of red, orange or yellow flowers.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966
Perianth and Style: red orange 52A
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC066, CBG8006414/068662/8006
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 28 May 1978