Banksia marginata ‘Coastal Spread’

A dense low growing  and easy care banksia with a naturally mounding and compact shape. It has bright yellow flower cones attractively held on the outside of the bush. This plant is a real magnet for birds and Pygmy possums and a fantastic garden feature plant. Flowers from late summer to early winter.
Grows from 1-2m high and 2-3m wide. it is a hardy bush suited to sunny and partly shaded sites, growing in well drained to dry sites including coastal and inland. It is frost hardy and tolerant of a variety of soils.

Banksias are phosphorous sensitive, so if feeding is needed, only use a fertiliser specifically formulated for Australian native plants.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name: Coastal Spread
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub, Ground cover
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Summer, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Phosphorus sensitive
Scientific Name: Banksia marginata
Common Name : Banksia
Height : 2
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects, Mammals