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Banksia paludosa Dwarf Ginger

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia paludosa Dwarf Ginger Marsh Banksia, Swamp Banksia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Dense, Prostrate, Spreading

Description:
A prostrate native groundcover with neat dark foliage and masses of ginger orange banksia flowers. Mass planted or individual plants, ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens. Grows approx. 50cm tall x 1.2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Yes

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