Grevillea 'Sandra Gordon'

Grevillea

Family: Proteaceae (pro-tee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Grevillea (grev-ILL-ee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sandra Gordon

Category:

Shrubs

Trees

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Provides Winter Interest

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:

Bright Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 29, 2008, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. 'Sandra Gordon' grevillea is a natural hybrid between Grevillea pteridifolia and Grevillea sessilis. David Gordon (1899-2001), founder of Myall Park Botanic Garden in Glenmorgan, Queensland, Australia was an amateur botanist. He grew in close proximity closely related grevilleas plants from widely different geographic areas so flowers could be cross-pollinated by wind and birds hoping for natural hybridization to occur. In the early 1960s, he found a new grevillea types of grevilleas plants growing with others he had planted. These hybrids were named after his 3 daughters: Grevillea 'Robyn Gordon' (Robyn died at the age of 16 from cancer), Grevillea 'Merinda Gordon', Grevillea 'Sandra Gordon' (appeared in 1963). The cultivar was received by the Australian Cult... read more

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