Plant name: Heath banksia
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Cultural notes: A very hardy shrub in most climates and soils but requiring good drainage. Grow in full sun or part shade.
Maintenance: Can be pruned to maintain shape. Avoid fertilizers high in phosphorus
Tolerates: tolerant of frost, drought, poor soils and salt spray.
Flowering season: Autumn and Winter.
Flower colour: Large cylindrical flower spike with hooked styles, yellow-orange in colour.
Foliage colour: Bright to mid green linear leaves to 2cm in length.
Width: up to 4m
Height: up to 5m
Plant spacing: 150cm apart
Recommended uses: Very hardy, useful as a hedge or screen. Bird attracting.
Description: A dense bushy shrub growing to 5m in Height: and 4m in Width:. Narrow linear leaves to 2cm in length and large yellow-orange cylindrical flower spikes to 30cm.