Banksia ‘giant candles’
Plant name: Banksia ‘giant candles’
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: HYBRID SPECIES.
Cultural notes: A tough and vigorous plant that prefers well drained soils in full sun.
Maintenance: Can be pruned to maintain shape.
Tolerates: Tolerant of drought, frost and low nutrient soils.
Flowering season: Autumn and Winter
Flower colour: Large bronze-orange flower spikes, abundant when grown in full sun.
Foliage colour: Bright to mid green linear foliage.
Width: up to 4.5m
Height: up to 4.5m
Plant spacing: 150cm apart
Recommended uses: A hardy and attractive plant useful as an informal hedge or windbreak.
Description: A hybrid of Banksia spiulosa and Banksia ericifolia. It is distinctive for its large orange flower spikes to 40cm in length. A dense shrub growing to 4.5m tall and a similar Width: branching near to ground level.