eucalypt flower graphic
Australian Cultivar Registration Authority
ACRA logo graphic
Descriptions of Registered Cultivars 
Website sponsored by
ANBG logo

Home > CANBR | Gardens > ACRA > Descriptions

Grevillea 'Poorinda Golden Lyre'

ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Golden Lyre' is said to be a cross between G. alpina and G. victoriae. It will reach a height of about 1m. Cultivar received by the Authority: 23 October 1963. Applicant: Mr L Hodge.

DESCRIPTION: Leaves have a dark upper surface whilst the underside is covered with dense silky hairs. Individual leaves are approximately 3cm long and up to 1.2cm wide. The edges ar e rolled under. Flower clusters are borne terminally on short laterals. Perianth tube and limb is a rich yellow in colour and up to 2cm in length. Style is red and up to about 2cm in length. The flowers are said to be sterile.

DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is distinguished from its parents in that it falls intermediate between them in both size of leaf and flower.

COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart 1966

perianth tube and limb: near yellow-orange group 19A

style: red group 52B

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC059, 8006482/8006483/068671

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 17 May 1977