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Grevillea 'Poorinda Constance'

ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Constance' is assumed to be a hybrid between a New South Wales form of G. juniperina and a red flowered form of G. victoriae. Cultivar first received by the Authority: 21 April 1964..

DESCRIPTION:It can be expected to reach a height of about 4m. The leaves are shiny on the upper surface whilst being covered with short white hairs on the underside. Individual leaves are 2.5 - 3cm long and up to about 7mm wide and pungent. The edges are rolled under. The flowers are produced in clusters at the ends of short branchlets. Each flower is about 1cm long whilst the styles are 2cm long. The flowers are a clear red colour.

DIAGNOSIS:This cultivar resembles G. 'Poorinda Queen' but differs from it in having slightly larger leaves. Its leaves are 2.5 - 3cm long compared with G. 'Poorinda Queen' which has leaves measuring 2 - 2.5cm. It also differs in its flower colour. G. 'Poorinda Constance' has clear red flowers instead of apricot-pink flowers.

COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart, 1966 Edition.

perianth: red group 50A

limb: near greyed orange 175C

style: red group 46C

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC040, CBG8805006/8006420/8006421/068666

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 18 October 1984