Plant name: Hairpin banksia
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
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.