Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Grevillea 'Poorinda Regina' is said to be a seedling resulting from G. 'Poorinda Blondie'. It is a dense, spreading shrub growing to a height of about 3m. Cultivar first received by the Authority: 4 November 1975. Applicant: Mr L Hodge.
DESCRIPTION: The leaves are deeply lobed and are about 150mm long and about 40mm wide. Individual lobes are up to 6mm wide at their widest point and pungent. Occasionally entire lobes are produced. The upper leaf surface is shiny green whilst the underside is densely covered in silky hairs. The leaves are lighter green than most of the other "toothbrush" Grevilleas. The flowers are of the "toothbrush" type and are borne along the stem in the leaf axils. Occasionally they are borne on the stem opposite leaf axil.
DIAGNOSIS: The perianth is deep red and about 8mm long and the styles are about 25mm long. This cultivar is different from its stated parent in flower colour. G. 'Poorinda Regina' has a bright pink to cerise inner perianth and an orange style while G. 'Poorinda Blondie' has a deep purple inner perianth and yellow style.
COLOUR CODING: RHS Colour Chart, 1966 edition.
inner perianth: red-purple 63B
style: orange-red 34D
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC081; CBG806495/068679.
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 28 May 1978