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Banksia spinulosa Stumpy Gold

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia spinulosa Stumpy Gold Dwarf Hairpin Banksia,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
A small compact form of banksia spinulosa; this plant displays a mass of striking golden cylindrical candle like golden-yellow flower heads that appear above foliage from Autumn through to Spring. 'Stumpy Gold' 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. 1m tall x 1m wide.

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

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, Feature, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, 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, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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