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Grevillea is a diverse genus of about 360 species of evergreen flowering plants in the protea family Proteaceae, native to Australia, New Guinea, New Caledonia, and Sulawesi. It was named in honour of Charles Francis Greville.

The species range from prostrate shrubs less than 0.5 m tall to trees 35 m tall. Common names include Grevillea, Spider Flower, Silky-oak and Toothbrush. Many species of grevilleas are popular garden plants, especially in Australia but also in other temperate and subtropical

Among the best known are Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’, a small shrub up to 1.5 metres high and wide which can flower 12 months of the year in subtropical climates.

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I have usually had a camera in my hands since I received my first one (a humble box brownie) on my 13th birthday. Over the years as technology advanced I moved to instamatics, then a 35mm film, then to digital, finally aquiring my first DSLR, a Canon 450D last year and just recently upgrading to a Canon 7D It was love at first click… I am now rediscovering the beauty of our Great Southern Land in my quest to photograph each week…

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  • MissyD
    MissyDabout 3 years ago

    A beautiful capture Bevlea! Please consider adding this image to the Grevillea Group

  • Thankyou Missy! have done so

    – Bevlea Ross

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonabout 3 years ago

    WOW that is awesome bev, how did I miss this…. loveeeee it!!!!!!

  • MissyD
    MissyDalmost 3 years ago

    Congrats on your wonderful feature! 19/08/11

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopealmost 3 years ago

    Such a beautiful capture, congratulations.

  • Bevlea Ross
    Bevlea Rossalmost 3 years ago

    Thankyou for the feature… very much appreciated! :-)

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderalmost 2 years ago

    Love it Bev

  • thankyou :-)

    – Bevlea Ross

  • MissyD
    MissyDalmost 2 years ago

    A big congrats on your Top Ten Placing!

  • MissyD
    MissyDalmost 2 years ago

    Congrats on your wonderful feature! 04/10/12

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devinealmost 2 years ago

    A lovely shot. The busy background, far from distracting, actually harmonises with the shape of the flower!

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    G Challenge

  • thankyou very much.. much appreciated!

    – Bevlea Ross

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