Banksia ericifolia ‘Red Rover’

A hardy shrub to 2 metres high and wide, adaptable to a wide range of conditions, from sun to part shade. It has an open habit with pale green small leaves and bronze to red flowers in autumn and winter, which are highly bird attracting.

Scientific Name:Banksia ericifolia
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Banksia
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:1.8 ~ 2 metres
Width:1.8 ~ 2 metres
Flower Colour:Red, Brown
Flowering Time:Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Cut flower, Erosion control, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects, Mammals

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Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.