An upright large shrub with long leaves that have an attractive silvery undersurface, as well as medium sized lemon yellow flower heads. Use it as a feature shrub. It is a very low maintenance plant.
|Scientific Name:||Banksia aquilonia|
|Common Name:||Northern Banksia|
|Plant Type:||Large shrub|
|Height:||3 ~ 5 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 3 metre|
|Flowering Time:||Spring, Autumn|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden|
|Climate Zone:||Sub-tropical, Warm temperate|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.