Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Stephen' is said to be a hybrid between G speciosa and G. oleoides. Cultivar received by the Authority: 21 October 1975. Applicant: Mr L Hodge.
DESCRIPTION: It is a small shrub growing to a height of about 1m. The narrow pungent leaves are entire and about 20mm long and 3mm wide. The upper surface is pale green with prominent veins whilst the underside is grey and covered with dense silky hairs. The flowers are formed into clusters and are borne terminally in the leaf axils. The perianth is a deep pink and about 14mm long and the prominent styles are about 25mm long. The flowers are said to be sterile.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from its parents in that it is smaller in size. The leaves are also smaller than those usually seen on both parents.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart, 1966 edition.
perianth tube: red 52 between A and B.
perianth tube: brown 200C
style: red 52A
stigma: orange 28B
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC086, CBG068684.
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 30 March 1979