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Banksia spinulosa Dwarf

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia spinulosa Dwarf Dwarf Hairpin Banksia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
A small Australian native shrub growing to around 50cm tall x 70cm wide. It is a favorite in Australian gardens. Flowers are 12cm long, cylindrical and golden yellow with gold, orange or red styles which will flower from Autumn into late Winter. Dark green needle-like leaves.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Embankment, Feature, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, 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, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Yes

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