Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Beulah' is said to be a seedling resulting from Grevillea 'Poorinda Blondie'. Cultivar received by the Authority: 21 October 1975. Applicant: Mr L Hodge.
DESCRIPTION: It is a dense shrub growing to a height of about 1.5m by about 2m wide. The leaves are often up to 100m long and are usually lobed. The width of the leaves at their widest is about 30mm. New growth is an attractive bronze colour whilst the upper surface of the older leaves is dark shiny green. The underside is covered with dense silky hairs. The flowers are of the "toothbrush" type and are borne terminally on short branches. Occasionally flowers are produced on the stem opposite a leaf. The perianth is smoky pink with a prominent style which graduates to yellow at the tip. Individual flowers are aobut 10mm long and the styles 25mm long.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from its stated parent in leaf shape and colour of style. Grevillea 'Poorinda Beulah' has an average of 3 lobes per leaf compared with an average of 14 for Grevillea 'Poorinda Blondie'. The perianth colour of both cultivars is the same, however the styles vary from pink in Grevillea 'Poorinda Beulah' to yellow in Grevillea 'Poorinda Blondie'.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart, 1966 edition.
Inner perianth tube: greyed-purple 187D.
Outer perianth tube: near greyed-purple 186C.
Style: red 49A.
Limb: between greyed-orange 172B and C.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC075, CBG068664
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 28 May 1978