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An evergreen bush of sturdy habit, probably 6 ft high ultimately; young shoots very downy. Leaves linear or needle-like, 1⁄2 to 1 in. long, 1⁄16 to 1⁄12 in. wide, made narrower by the curling back of the margins, prickly pointed, pale beneath, glabrous except for a few appressed hairs beneath when young, produced in alternate .closely set tufts. Flowers pale yellow, produced during May and June at the end of short lateral twigs in a short raceme (almost an umbel) of a dozen or more blossoms. The perianth is a slender tube 1⁄2 in. long, covered on the outside with silky hairs, and slit deeply on one side; the inch-long style protrudes through the slit, and the concave, dilated ends of the four divisions of the calyx are curled back, each enclosing a stalkless anther. Seed-vessel a dry, spindle-shaped pod 1⁄2 in. long, with the erect style still attached at the end.
Native of New South Wales. This interesting and pretty shrub is the hardiest of grevilleas. It is not really hardy except against a warm, sheltered wall in south-eastern England but with this protection grows and flowers well. It is admirably adapted for Cornwall and other mild counties.
The correct name for this is G. juniperina f. sulphurea (A. Cunn.) I. K. Ferguson (Bot. Mag., n.s., t.761).