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Banksia repens

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia repens Creeping Banksia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Running, Spreading

Description:
A western Australian prostrate shrub that has dense horizontal branches with its flowers emerging from at ground level. Long erect leaves are deeply lobed and rusty brown and hairy when young, pinkish brown flowers spikes surface from the ground in amongst the foliage.

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

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

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

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: Brown, Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Yes

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