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Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon' Grevillea

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This plant has high severity poison characteristics.
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Description

Grevillea are tropical and subtropical shrubs with alternate, deeply lobed or toothed leaves. The tubular flowers grow in a terminal cluster that is white, red, yellow, or orange.

Grevillea are evergreen plants that appreciate warm temperatures and long growing seasons. Most varieties will not survive freezing temperatures. Grow them in containers so they can be moved into a garage or shed overnight when temperatures approach freezing. They can be grown as a houseplant in a spot with bright light.

Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: Handle with care - skin irritation can be severe.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
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#evergreen#showy flowers#poisonous#full sun tolerant#fragrant flowers#houseplant#drought tolerant#low maintenance#well-drained soil#contact dermatitis#container plant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#evergreen#showy flowers#poisonous#full sun tolerant#fragrant flowers#houseplant#drought tolerant#low maintenance#well-drained soil#contact dermatitis#container plant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Grevillea
    Family:
    Proteaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Central Malesia to New Guinea, New Caledonia, Australia
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 4 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Poisonous
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Maintenance:
    Low
    Texture:
    Fine
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
    Flower Shape:
    Tubular
    Flower Description:
    Flowers are arranged in a terminal cluster, tubular shaped and may be white, red, yellow, or orange.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Broadleaf Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Blue
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Soft
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    deeply lobed or toothed
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Houseplants
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Drought
    Problems:
    Contact Dermatitis
    Poisonous to Humans
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    High
    Poison Symptoms:
    Intense itching, streaking, and blisters, often delayed after contact. SKIN IRRITATION SEVERE!
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Resorcinols, pentadecylresorcinol, tridecylresorcinol
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    Yes
    Poison Part:
    Bark
    Flowers
    Leaves