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Banksia ‘giant candles’

Plant name: Banksia ‘giant candles’

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

Plant pdf: Download the product detail sheet


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.