Banksia baueri – Teddy Bear Banksia

A small, compact shrub with interesting serrated foliage and huge attractive flower heads that are its main features. Use it as a feature shrub or as a pot plant for a large container. It is a very low maintenance shrub.

Scientific Name:Banksia baueri
Common Name:Banksia
Other Common Names:Teddy Bear Banksia
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 5 metres
Width:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Flower Colour:Cream, Orange
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Coastal garden
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
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 native plants