Banksia aemula – Wallum Banksia

A small gnarled shrub with interested serrated foliage and large attractive green-yellow flower heads. Use it as a feature shrub or as a pot plant for a large container. It is a very low maintenance shrub. Banksia aemula was one of the first banksias to be taken to England.

Family : Proteaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 2.5
Flowering Time : Autumn
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower
Scientific Name: Banksia aemula
Common Name : Banksia
Height : 5
Flower Color : Yellow, Green
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
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Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects