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Banksia

Banksia spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Banksia Overview

    The Banksia genus contains over 80 evergreen woody perennial species and is commonly referred to as Australian honeysuckle. Originally wildflowers, this genus has been cultivated and is now found commonly as a garden plant. They are cultivated for both the foliage and flowers, which are cone-like. These plants range from small shrubs to over 30m high trees and are found in a range of different habitats including temperate shrubland, dry areas and sometimes tropical rainforests.

    Common problems with Banksia

    How to propagate Banksia

    Seed

    You can propagate by seeds in the spring.

    Other uses of Banksia

    Grown for the flowers, foliage and overall appearance.

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