Banksia elegans – Elegant Banksia

The open growth habit, interesting toothed foliage and unusual flower colour combine to make this an interesting garden plant. Use it as a feature shrub. It is very low maintenance plant.

Scientific Name:Banksia elegans
Common Name:Banksia
Other Common Names:Elegant Banksia
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:3 ~ 7 metres
Width:2 ~ 5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Special Uses:Cut flower, Bird nesting plant
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants