Banksia candolleana – Propeller Banksia

The unusual propeller like shape of the seed head combines with a compact growth habit and attractive flower head to make a useful garden shrub. Use it as a feature plant. It is very low maintenance. Doesn’t like humidity.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Erosion control
Scientific Name: Banksia candolleana
Common Name : Banksia
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Orange, Gold
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects