Banksia aquilonia – Banksia

An upright large shrub with long leaves that have an attractive silvery undersurface, as well as medium sized lemon yellow flower heads. Use it as a feature shrub. It is a very low maintenance plant. Like all banksias, it is phosphorus sensitive, so a good native fertiliser is best when it comes to feeding time.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Autumn
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Banksia aquilonia
Common Name : Northern Banksia
Height : 5
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects