Fan Grevillea, Branching Grevillea.
Grevillea, after Charles Francis Greville (1749-1809), co-founder of London Horticultural Society. Ramosissima, from Latin ramosissimus, very branched, referring to habit.
Presence in Australia
Noted in the Tumut region.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: NSW, Act, Vic.
Dry sclerophyll woodland, on various acidic substrates, including granite and sandy soils.
Low spreading shrub 30cm to 3m high. Leaves 3-10cm long with turned down margins.
Semi or dappled shade. Tolerates moderate frost and snow.
Hybridises with Rosemary Grevillea (G. rosmarinifolia) and Green Grevillea (G. jephcottii).
Creamy white, mainly spring.
From seed or cuttings, which generally strike slowly.
Shade and shelter
Useful low-level cover in windbreaks.
Attractive when flowering, suitable for screening and general planting. Not outstanding. Light to moderate pruning promotes bushiness. Easily cultivated.