Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Starflame' is a presumed seedling of G . 'Honey Gem' which is said to be the result of a cross between G. pteridifolia and G. banksii. Cultivar first received by the Authority in September 1981. The applicant is Mr R Bailey, 26 Jenkinson Street, Indooroopilly, Queensland 4068.
DESCRIPTION: Grevillea 'Starflame' grows into a slender shrub 2m tall and 1m wide. The foliage and inflorescences are the same as for Grevillea 'Starfire'. Flowering is sporadic but most prolific in spring. The flowers are bright flame red with red styles.
DIAGNOSIS: Grevillea 'Starflame' is very much like both its parent G.'Honey Gem' and another G. 'Honey Gem' seedling, G. 'Starfire'. The main difference between the three is flower colour. G. 'Honey Gem' has greyed yellow lobes with yellow styles, G. 'Starflame' has red lobes with red styles, and G. 'Starfire' has dark red lobes with pink styles.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.
style: red group 46C.
stigma: yellow group 9A/B.
perianth: red group 46A.
CULTIVATION NOTES: This cultivar resembles both G. 'Starfire' and G. 'Honey Gem'.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC251, CBG8111403
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 18 October 1984