Banksia cunninghamii

(B. spinulosa var cunninghamii)

Hairpin Banksia


Hairpin Banksia: From Queensland and Victoria area, similar to B. spinulosa but considered as a taller species growing to 18' in ideal conditions.  It prefers moist to well-drained soils in sun to part shade and tolerant or moderate to heavy frosts.  The flower spikes are yellow/orange and 4" x 12".  It does not have a lignotuber and seed or cuttings are used for regeneration. New for 2005


Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Shrub 18'
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture, humidity tolerant
Native Queensland, Victoria
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge yellow flowers
bulletShrub to 18'
bulletHumidity tolerant

Problem Solving Features

bulletFrost resistant
bulletDrought resistant
bulletLow maintenance or fertilizer

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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