Bird's Nest Banksia
The flower color is a unique lemon yellow hemispherical head, whereas most banksia flowers appear as cylindrical spikes. Bloom season is summer and fall and it forms a medium-sized mature shrub to 9'. The leaves are 10 cm (4") long and have toothed edges. This is a West Australia species that responds to light pruning only. This is a common species in the Fitzgerald River National Park.
DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Medium shrub to 9'|
|Flower Color||Lemon yellow|
|Culture||Low moisture, low humidity|
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