Spectacular yellow flower heads and large toothed foliage on a large shrub are the key features of this iconic Western Australian Banksia. It makes a great feature shrub for the garden and is especially good for coastal areas. It is a vey low maintenance plant. Doesn’t like excessive humidity.
|Scientific Name:||Banksia grandis|
|Other Common Names:||Bull Banksia|
|Plant Type:||Small tree, Large shrub|
|Height:||4 ~ 8 metres|
|Width:||3 ~ 5 metres|
|Flower Colour:||Cream, Yellow|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam|
|Plant Environment:||Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Decorative fruit, Bird nesting plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects|
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