Genus: Grevillea

Grevillea

Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of Peggy Koegler at UCSC Arboretum
(Grevillea)
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Proteaceae
This mostly Australian genus of 250-350 species of shrubs and trees is grown primarily for its unusual, colorful flowers that are often rich in nectar. They attract birds, insects, and other animals. Use Grevillea in shrub borders, as specimen plants, or in a greenhouse.
Care:  Provide full sun and acidic to neutral, moderately fertile, well-drained soil.
Propagation: 

Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer or start seed indoors in spring.

Species, varieties and clutivars for genus Grevillea

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'Moonlight' grevillea
Grevillea 'Moonlight'
Problems: 

Root rot, dieback, scale insects, mealybugs.