Banksia meisneri – Meisner’s Banksia

This is a wonderful ornamental species with a delicate appearance, growing to a small shrub with many branches. It has unusual and attractive yellow flowers, occurring from autumn to spring.
Needs a well drained soil and dappled shade or part sun, but will withstand full sun conditions. It is somewhat tolerant of frost and drought once established. Banksias are phosphorus sensitive, so a good native fertiliser is best when it comes to feeding time.
As with most other banksias from Western Australia, it could be difficult to maintain in areas with humid summers.

Family : Proteaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Open foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower, Decorative fruit, Pollution tolerant
Scientific Name: Banksia meisneri
Common Name : Banksia
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade, Half shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Nectar eating birds, Other insects