Banksia nivea – Honeypot Dryandra

An attractive small shrub, with attractive ferny foliage with silver reverse, and orange flowers in winter and spring that are bird attracting. Smaller forms are ground hugging, with larger forms growing to 1.2 metres high and wide. Drought and frost resistant once established. Best in a light well drained soil and sunny position.

Scientific Name:Banksia nivea
Family:Proteaceae
Common Name:Banksia
Other Common Names:Honeypot Dryandra
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:0.8-1 metres
Width:0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Orange
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Feature plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Other insects

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