Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
Applicant: Neil Marriott (on behalf of ANPSA Grevillea Study Group)
Date (when first selected or introduced): mid 1980s
Origin: Chance seedling in the garden of Bindelong Nursery, Wandin North, Victoria.
Description: Grevillea 'Amethyst' is a compact rounded small shrub to 1m × 1m.
Flowers: Late winter to late spring, mauve-pink
Foliage: Small linear simple leaves, upper surface mid-green.
Colour Coding RHS Colour Chart 1995 :
Flowers: Red-Purple Group 70b
Leaves (upper surface): Green Group 137a
Comparators: Grevillea confertifolia, Grevillea sericea
Reasons for distinctiveness: Grevillea confertifolia differs in having sessile inflorescences and flowers with pistils slightly shorter (10–12.5 mm). Grevillea sericea has longer pistils (> 19 mm long) and less prickly leaves.
Accepted for Registration: 9 November 2016