Dryandra ferruginea

This slow growing shrub is now known as Banksia rufa. The flowers are cream and yellow and are surrounded by brown bracts, like a protea, and appear all through spring. There are a few forms, from prostrate to rounded shrubby habits. Grows best in full sun and well drained soil, and dislikes humid climates.


Family : Proteaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Sandy loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Cut flower
Scientific Name: Dryandra ferruginea
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Height : 1
Flower Color : Yellow, Orange, Brown
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Courtyard, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects