Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Curved-Leaf Grevillea

Grevillea curviloba is the botanical name of the Curved-Leaf Grevillea, which has two subspecies, Graevillea curviloba subsp. curviloba and subsp. incurva. It is a prostrate to erect shrub native to Western Australia, growing up to 3m in width and 2.5 in height. Its flowers are white to cream and grow from late winter to mid-spring.

When grown in moist, well-drained soil and with full sun its growth can be rapid. It has some tolerance to frost.  It can grow in sandy and sandy-loam soils.

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