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Banksia ericifolia Little Eric

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia ericifolia Little Eric Dwarf Heath Leaved Banksia, Dwarf Lantern Banksia, Dwarf Heath Banksia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Medium native evergreen shrub with soft green needle-like foliage and large orange bottlebrush-like flowers from winter through to spring. Drought tolerant and suitable to coastal gardens. Grows approx. 2m H x 1.5m W.

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

Position: Soil Type:
TBA Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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