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Banksia integrifolia Prostrata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia integrifolia Prostrata Prostrate Coast Banksia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
Silver-backed green leaved prostrate native shrub. Great used as a sprawling groundcover in coastal conditions, over retaining walls and cascading down banks. Yellow, lemon coloured Banksia flowers appear from late Summer to early Spring. Foliage is glossy and toothed. Flowers attract honey-eating birds. Grows approx 60cm tall x 1.5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, 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: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: TBA

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