Grevillea lanigera Coastal Gem Proteaceae
Coastal Gem Grevillea gre-VIL-le-a lah-NI-ge-rah
- 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