Grevillea 'Canberra'
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Grevillea 'Canberra'

hummingbird fern

  Family PROTEACEAE 
  Genus Grevillea 

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Identification
Genus  Grevillea Species  Variety  Cultivar  Canberra Common names  hummingbird fern Family  PROTEACEAE Specimen number  S10176 Data source  HumGrdn p98
 
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Perennial Life span  3 - 10 years Annual cycle  Evergreen Stature  Shrub Growth form  Various Growth habit  Not applicable Overall height  8' Overall spread   
 
Climate
Sunshine  Various Water  Various Optimal soil texture  Various Acceptable soil pH  Various USDA hardiness  USDA zones 06a-09b AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
 
Garden
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Grevillea 'Canberra' attracts hummingbirds. Hummingbird fern can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -10 Fahrenheit.
 
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  yes Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
 
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
 
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes 
 
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
 
Cultivation
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
 
Nutrition
Is edible  no Culinary uses  Nutritional value  Edible parts  Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
 
Horticulture
Horticulture notes  Grevillea 'Canberra' is a cultivar whose parent most likely originates from Australia.
 
Herbarium
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Grevillea 'Canberra' is a perennial. Hummingbird fern is evergreen. Leaves: This plant has needlelike leaves. Flowers: This species has clusters of small flowers. Blossoms appear in March and continue through May. The flowers are typically of a red color.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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