Red lantern Banksia
As noted in the picture above, the flower color is reddish/maroon and the inverted flower spikes appear in spring. A mature shrub size is about 2 m x 1.5 m (6' x 4-1/2'). The leaves are slightly toothed. This species is from Western Australia and prefers well-drained soils with very low fertility.
DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small shrub to 6'|
|Flower Color||Reddish maroon|
|Culture||Low moisture, low humidity|
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