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Banksia media

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia media Southern Plains Banksia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
A wildly cultivated dense shrub to around 2-4m tall with small attractive wedge shaped leaves. Flowers are yellow or golden bronze with dense cylindrical heads 20cm long in autumn, winter and into spring.

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

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

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

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
Fruit: Yes

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