Thursday, 6 July 2017


Grevillea is a diverse genus of about 360 species of evergreen flowering plants in the protea family Proteaceae, native to rainforest and more open habitats in Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia, Indonesia and Sulawesi. It was named in honour of Charles Francis Greville. The species range from prostrate shrubs less than 50 cm tall to trees 35 m tall. Common names include grevillea, spider flower, silky oak and toothbrush plant. Closely related to the genus Hakea, the genus gives its name to the subfamily Grevilleoideae.

Grevillea 'Molly' is a very popular grevillea cultivar which has been planted widely in Australia and other countries. It is a shrub that grows to 1.5 to 2 metres in height and up to 1.5 to 2 metres width and has attractive divided leaves The red inflorescences are about 15 cm long by 9 cm wide.

This post is part of the Floral Friday Fotos meme.


  1. Wish, I could travel and discover this diversity!
    Greetings from far Germany