GREVILLEA LANIGERA - A bushy mounding evergreen shrub to 5 tall and as wide, with narrow gray-green leaves that are slightly hairy. Reddish cream curved flowers form in clusters throughout the plant in late winter and spring. It tolerates moist soil and partial shade and is cold hardy to at least 18 º F. Full sun, Light shade. Drought tolerant.GREVILLEA LONG JOHN - An upright rounded shrub 10' tall and 8-12' wide with thin, long, somewhat soft, needle-like leaves along vertical branches . Large, dark rose-pink and orange flower clusters form on the ends of branches. Can be used for cut flowers. Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. Hardy to the mid 20° F.GREVILLEA NOELLII - small, mounding shrub 4' tall, 8' wide with pendulous branches covered with glossy green, needle-like leaves and curved pinkish flowers that form along the branches in mid-spring. Needs occasional irrigation; fairly drought resistant in coastal plantings. Tolerates a wide range of conditions but becomes chlorotic when exposed to phosphorus fertilizer. Hardy to 20 º F.GREVILLEA ROBUSTA - Broadleaf
evergreen tree, tall, fast growing to 115’, symmetrical, pyramidal when young,
old trees have broad tops 30-35’, branches have silvery pubescent. Leaves
are fern-like, dark green above, silky pubescent below. Flowers
golden orange-yellow, produced singly or in 2s or 3s, flowering only occurs in
trees in a subtropical and tropical environments. Sun, does well in
heat. A valuable, fast growing, shade tree in the tropics and subtropics. Brittle
in high winds. Heavy leaf drop in the spring, sporadic drop throughout the
year. A popular potted plant in cooler climates. Hardy to USDA Zones
8-11. Young trees injured at 24° F, older trees at 1° F.
ACACIA BAILEYANA - Medium evergreen tree to about 20-30' tall with a spread of 20-40', has blue-gray, feathery leaves and blooms clusters of small yellow fragrant flowers, mostly in spring and winter. Very hardy and drought tolerant - requires little to no water once established. Prefers full sun and likes heat. Growth rate is moderate. Drought is tolerant. ACACIA CULTRIFORMIS (Knifeleaf Acacia) - multi-trunked small tree growing to 15 feet tall and as wide. The gray-green triangular leaves are tightly held to drooping gray branches. Fragrant yellow rounded flowers form in clusters in spring. Plant in full sun to light shade and irrigate occasionally to infrequently. Not fussy about soil type, but it requires good drainage. Reliably cold hardy to 20°F and not damaged in our December 1990 freeze with short term temperatures of 18°F. This is a great drought and frost tolerant plant for the garden that can be used as a focal or screening shrub or trained up as a small tree and cut branches work great in flower arrangements.ACACIA LATIFOLIA - Fast growing. Large rounded shrub or small tree. Tolerates poor soil. Yellow flowers late winter/early spring. Full Sun. 20' tall and wide.ACACIA REDOLENS PROSTRATA - This is a fast growing, drought tolerant shrub or groundcover growing no higher than 3' and spreading 12 to 15' wide. The leaves are gray green; it has yellow flowers from February to April. ACACIA STENOPHYLLA (Shoe-String Acacia) - An open, quick-growing tree to 30' tall by 20' wide. Very long narrow and slightly twisted, drooping leaves lightly clothe weeping branches. Small rounded creamy yellow flowers appear in late winter/spring followed by clusters of brown seed pods. New bark is maroon. A good tree that provides light shade in drought tolerant gardens. Hardy to about 20-25 degrees F.