Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: This is a prostrate form believed to be a hybrid between Grevillea laurifolia and G. acanthifolia. It was first selected by D and M Darbyshire in 1990. The name is derived from the district - Woori Yallock, upper Yarra Valley.
DESCRIPTION: This is a prostrate form spreading to 2.5m. The foliage is dense, new growth is reddish in colour. The flowers are red. Flowering is October /December and again in March.
DIAGNOSIS: The leaf shape is the same as G.laurifolia and in the same proportions while it also retains the reddish new growth of that species. However, ' Woori Wanderer' also has foliage similar to G. x gaudichaudi interspersed among the laurifolia-like leaves.
COLOUR CODE : RHS Colour Code 1966
Stigma: close to 151A
Perianth: 61A-60D with red or white hairs
Leaf upper: close to137A (Green), 176A-D new growth (greyed/orange)
Leaf lower: close to 146B
CULTIVATION: Is drought and frost tolerant.Frosts down to –6C have had no detrimental affect. Tolerates heavy clay soils and Is a good bird attracter.
PREVIOUS PUBLICATIONS: Australian Plants 21(170) 2002 As of 02/09/02
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 14 May 2008