Banksia burdettii

Burdett's Banksia

 

This species is from West Australia, north of Perth.  It is a large shrub to 12' and has a dense, spreading habit.  The 4" blooms are found at the tips of branches in late summer and early fall.  Flower progression is from the base finally changing to a yellow/orange to yellow/white flower.  Fast growing and good for cut flowers.   Excellent for rock garden and very drought tolerant.

DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Large shrub to 12'
Flower Color Yellow/orange to yellow/white
Growth Rate Fast
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture, low humidity
Native West Australia
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletHeight of 12'
bulletYellow and white flowers
bulletDoes best in sandy soil

Problem Solving Features

bulletDrought tolerant
bulletSuitable for rock gardens
bulletFast growing

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Sow seed 1/8" deep in well drained media.  Give preventive fungicidal drench.  Germinate 3-12 weeks at 64 - 80 degrees F.
 
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