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Banksia spinulosa Honey Pots

Botanical Name: Banksia spinulosa Honey Pots
Common Names: Hairpin Banksia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Shrubs Broad Domed, Dense, Shrub Like

Dense, low growing native shrub with long, narrow, finely serrated foliage. Beautiful, bird attracting nectar filled banksia flowers are prevalent from autumn to early spring. Flowers have a very pleasant honey fragrance. Grows to 1m tall and 1.5m wide. Great weed suppressant.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Costal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

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

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Orange, Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Summer
Fruit: No

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