Banksia dryandroides

Dryandra-leaved Banksia

 

The flower color is a yellow, 3 cm (1") globular spike.  The mature size is a 3' rounded to spreading shrub. This is a particularly nice foliage plant from W. Australia with narrow, saw-tooth leaves.  Western Australia Banksia species generally do not like humidity, however this one seems to more humidity tolerant.  Best growth is attained using a well-drained, sandy, acid soil. 

DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Small rounded shrub to 3'
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Low moisture, humidity tolerant
Native West Australia
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall shrub size to 3'
bulletNice foliage plant
bulletYellow flower color

Problem Solving Features

bulletExcellent rock garden species
bulletHumidity tolerant
bulletLow maintenance, moisture or fertilizer needs

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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