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Banksia spinulosa Bush Candles

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Banksia spinulosa Bush Candles

Hairpin Banksia,
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A10, Indoor
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A10, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 12
$/Unit (EX GST): $16.48 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $18.13 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia spinulosa Bush Candles Hairpin Banksia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Spreading

A compact low growing form of banksia spinulosa; this plant displays a mass of striking golden cylindrical candle like flower heads that appear above foliage from autumn through to winter. 'Bush Candles' provides nectar for birds and bees over the cooler months and is suitable for any garden that requires low informal or structured plantings. Grows approx 50cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Yellow Leaves

Cultural Notes: This compact small shrub requires little maintenance other than to remove spent flowers and can be tip pruned if required. It is best to initially feed with a slow release low phosphorus fertiliser to help establish the plant when first planted and to supplement with iron if leaves begin to yellow. Mulching around the base of the plant will help retain moisture and suppress weeds.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

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

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