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Banksia baueri

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia baueri Woolly Banksia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Rounded, Shrub Like

A Western Australian native, this small shrub grows to around 1-1.5m. It is quite dense and rounded in shape and normally branches from near to the ground. Has very large flowers that are 30cm long and 20cm wide. Flower forms as a hairy flower spike ranging in colour from from pale mauve to orange-brown.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Rockery

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Leaf Miner

Cultural Notes: A hardy plant that flowers from winter into spring.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Brown, Orange, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High