Banksia incana – Hoary Banksia

An attractive dwarf shrub with great ornamental potential, Banksia incana sports bright yellow, spherical blossoms that stand out from the understated foliage.
Native to deep sandy soils in south west WA, it will need full sun and a well drained soil.
Useful as a small shrubby groundcover, and would be a good plant for rockeries. It is sometimes grown in containers as well.

Scientific Name:Banksia incana
Common Name:Hoary Banksia
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:0.3 ~ 0.7 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 1.5 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow
Flowering Time:Summer, Autumn
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Container growing, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Planting Season:Spring
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Propagation Method:Seed
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Special Uses:Decorative fruit
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants