Occurring naturally in the
Kakadu National Park area
of the NT, this species and its
varietal forms ('Golden Lyre'
among them), are frost tender.
It thrives in warmer, coastal
locations and prefers a welldrained
soil, although it does
require regular watering until
well established. 'Golden Lyre'
is a spectacular golden-flowered
form - there are very few true
yellow grevilleas, so this is one
to look out for. Like all grevilleas,
Grevillea formosa and its hybrids
are nectar-producing so will
attract birds and butterflies to