Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Annette' is said to be a hybrid between Grevillea juniperina and a small flowered form of Grevillea alpina. Cultivar was first received by the Authority: November 1968. Applicant: Mr L Hodge.
DESCRIPTION: It is a compact shrub growing to a height of about 1m by about 75cm wide. The leaves are entire, finely pointed and 15-20mm long by about 3mm wide. The upper leaf surface is rough while the underside is covered with dense silky hairs. The leaf edges are rolled to the underside. The flowers are formed into terminal clusters. The 5mm long perianths are apricot in colour while the deep pink styles are about 10mm long. This hybrid is said to be sterile.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from Grevillea juniperina in its broader leaves and less pointed leaf tips. It is different from Grevillea alpina in its more pointed and less hairy leaves. Also the perianths and styles are longer than those usually seen in Grevillea alpina.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart, 1941 edition.
perianth: Egyption buff 407/1.
style: Rhodonite red 0022.
yellow orange 20C: red 51B
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC067, CBG8006416
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 30 March 1979