Grevillea lanigera 'Coastal Gem'
Common name: 
Coastal Gem Woolly Grevillea
Coastal Gem Spider Flower
Pronunciation: 
gre-VIL-le-a lah-NI-ge-rah
Family: 
Proteaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen shrub, low spreading, to about 1 ft tall by 4-5 ft wide (0.3 m × 1.2-1.5 m); stems flat or slightly arching; leaves crowded, narrow, and grayish-green.  Flowers are pinkish-red and cream, "spidery-shaped", produced at the end of branches in tight clusters; bloom from winter to late spring.
  • Sun or partial shade.  best in neutral to slightly acidic soil, drought tolerant and adapted to seaside locations.  Attracts hummingbirds.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 8       An Australian plant introduced by Koala Blooms in Australia and the University of California Santa Cruz Arboretum.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden
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  • plant habit, winter flowering

    plant habit, winter flowering

  • flowering branch

    flowering branch

  • leaves

    leaves

  • flower cluster

    flower cluster