Grevilleas, sometimes known as a spider plant or the curiously named ‘toothbrush plant’, are native to Australia and surrounding islands, and are related to proteas like the pincushion plants from S Africa.
There are a huge variety of colours of these wonderful semi-tropical to temperate zone plants, notably whites, pinks, reds, orange, yellows and combinations of two or more.
They are a favourite of local possums and birds, such as honey-eaters, and bees as seen here crawling through the plant styles, while butterflies and moths are attracted to them as food for their hatching eggs.
This beauty was on a road verge at the front of a set of 8 villas. I think it may be a G. ‘Majestic’ or G. ‘Flamingo’??