Grevillea lanigera facts for kids
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|Grevillea lanigera 'Mount Tamboritha'|
The species shows considerable variation in its habit and other characteristics. It may be prostrate or erect, the latter forms growing from 0.3 to 1.5 metres in height. The red flowers may occur throughout the year, but are most prolific in winter and spring. It has hairy leaves and branchlets, giving rise to the specific epithet lanigera derived from the Latin words lana (wool) and ger (to bear or carry).
The species was formally described in 1832 in Robert Brown's Supplementum primum prodromi florae Novae Hollandiae.
Cultivars and forms
There are a number of named cultivars and forms including the following:
- G. lanigera 'Blush'
- G. lanigera 'Clearview John' -form from Lake Glenmaggie
- G. lanigera coastal form
- G. lanigera 'Coastal Gem'
- G. lanigera fine-leaved form
- G. lanigera 'Lutea'
- G. lanigera 'Mt Tamboritha' - a prostrate form (also known as 'Compacta' or 'Prostrate Form')
- G. lanigera Snowy River form
- G. lanigera Victor Harbor form
- G. 'Clearview Robin' - Snowy River form x Victor Harbour form
- G. 'Crosbie Morrison' - G. lanigera x G. lavandulacea
- G. 'Edna Walling Softly Softly' - G.alpina x G. lanigera 'Blush'
- G. 'Little Thicket' - G. lanigera x G. arenaria
- G. 'Granya Glory' - G. lanigera x G. polybractea
- G. 'Pinkie' - seedling from G. lanigera
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