Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Hula' is said to be a hybrid between G. trinervis and G. linearis. Culitivar received by the Authority: 21 October 1975. Applicant Mr L Hodge.
DESCRIPTION: It is a small dense shrub growing to a height of about 1m. The pungent leaves are entire and are 15-35mm in length by about 3mm wide. The upper leaf surface is shiny green with three distinct veins whilst the undersurface is covered with silky hairs, particularly on new growth. The flowers are formed in clusters and are brorne terminally on short branchlets. The perianth is a rich deep pink and 7mm long whilst the persistant style is bright pink and between 12-14mm long.
DIAGNOSIS: This cultivar is different from G. trinervis in that perianth is about half the length usually seen in G. trinervis. It is different from G. linearis in that it is smaller in size than G. linearis which usually grows up to a height of about 3m.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart, 1966 edition.
perianth tube and limb: red-purple 67B.
style: red-purple 67B.
persistent style on developing capsule: red-purple 61B.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC070, CBG8006484/068672
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 30 March 1979