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What's flowering in the park

Grevillea buxifolia

Grey spider flower

Family: Proteaceae

Grevillea buxifolia is an erect shrub 1-2m high, easily recognised by its grey hairy flowers, which are held upright in clusters at the end of the stems. The flowers are actually a rusty colour, the greyness coming from a dense covering of whitish hairs on the inside of each flower.

The leaves of Grevillea buxifolia are rounded or oblong, 6-2mm long. The name buxifolia means box-leaved.

Grevillea buxifolia flowers from August to November.

Grevillea buxifolia - Grey Spider Flower

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 Grevillea buxifolia - Grey Spider Flower

Grevillea buxifolia - Grey Spider Flower - spent seed pod