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Banksia spinulosa

Plant name: Hairpin banksia

Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees

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Origin: NSW, QLD.

Cultural notes: A very hardy shrub that prefers well-drained soils in full sun or part shade.

Maintenance: Can be pruned to maintain shape.

Tolerates: Tolerant of drought, frost and salt spray.

Flowering season: Autumn and winter.

Flower colour: Flower spikes to 18cm long. Orange-yellow with hooked styles that are deep maroon in colour.

Foliage colour: Narrow linear leaves, dark green on top with pale wooly undersides. Toothed apex and margins.

Width: Up to 1.5m

Height: Up to 1.5m

Plant spacing: 50cm apart

Recommended uses: Attractive compact feature plant, particularly useful in coastal gardens. Bird attracting.

Description: A hardy rounded shrub growing to 1.5m in height and width. Flower grow to 20cm in length and are yellow with bronze-orange hooked styles.