Banksia cuneata – Matchstick Banksia

The dense growth habit, interesting foliage and unusual flower colour and shape combine to make this an interesting garden plant. Use it as a feature shrub. It is a very low maintenance plant. It has been listed as an endangered species.

Scientific Name:Banksia cuneata
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Banksia
Other Common Names:Matchstick Banksia
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:3 ~ 4 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:Cream, Pink
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Cut flower, Bird nesting plant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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