Banksia elegans – Elegant Banksia

The open growth habit, interesting toothed foliage and unusual flower colour combine to make this an interesting garden plant. Use it as a feature shrub. It is very low maintenance plant. Banksias are phosphorus sensitive, so a good native fertiliser is best when it comes to feeding time.

Family : Proteaceae
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Plant Type : Small tree, Large shrub
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Banksia elegans
Common Name : Banksia
Height : 7
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
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Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects