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Banksia integrifolia prostrata Roller Coaster

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia integrifolia prostrata Roller Coaster Prostrate Coast Banksia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Prostrate

Silver-backed green leaved prostrate native shrub growing to approx. 1m. 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.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 2-4m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a sunny position in well drained soil. Will tolerate alkaline soils and coastal conditions. Low maintenance, remove spent flower heads and lightly clip when necessary to tidy.

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green, Silver
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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