Banksia ‘Yellow Wing’

 

A medium rounded shrub with fine dense foliage. The flower spikes are held well above the foliage as beacons for a range of honey-eating birds, and parrots love their seed. Particularly suitable for hedging, screening or specimen plantings; cut flowers last well in water, may also be dried. Prune after flowering to encourage a more dense habit. . Moderately fast growing and hardy in cool temperate to subtropical and semi arid climates. Good in full sun or light shade in moist clays, red loams or sandy soils, neutral to acid pH. Frost hardy.

Scientific Name:Banksia
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Banksia
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1.5 ~ 1.8 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 1.8 metres
Flower Colour:Orange, Gold
Flowering Time:Autumn, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant
Special Uses:Cut flower, Bird nesting plant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Seed eating birds, Mammals

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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