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grevillea golden lyre

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Posted by EDITOR 25 Mar 2010 - 8:34:00 AM

Snaps of Grevillea ‘Golden Lyre' at Fairhill Nursery where it was bred. Once seen in full flower, never forgotten. A naturally spreading shrub, it's best given the space to build up layers of its horizontal branches and an occasional tip-prune for density. Drastic remedial pruning only leads to ugly vertical shoots. It's another big-flowered grevillea for those belligerent honey-eaters rather than a prickly habitat grevillea for smaller birds.

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