Banksia aemula – Wallum Banksia

A small gnarled shrub with interested serrated foliage and large attractive green-yellow flower heads. Use it as a feature shrub or as a pot plant for a large container. It is a very low maintenance shrub. Banksia aemula was one of the first banksias to be taken to England.

Scientific Name:Banksia aemula
Common Name:Banksia
Other Common Names:Wallum Banksia
Plant Type:Small shrub, Large shrub
Height:3 ~ 5 metres
Width:1 ~ 2.5 metre
Flower Colour:Yellow, Green
Flowering Time:Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
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, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



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