Banksia marginata

Silver Banksia

 

The flower color is a yellow spike 9 cm (3-1/2"). This can become a large shrub 12-18'. Leaves are green on top, silver on bottom. This species provides blooms in autumn and early winter. Blue Mountains area of New South Wales and also found in ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. 

DO NOT FERTILIZE WITH PHOSPHOROUS FERTILIZERS!

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 8
Type Large shrub 12-18'
Flower Color Yellow
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture 16" minimum annual rainfall
Native New South Wales, ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletLarge shrub 12-18'
bulletYellow flowers
bulletUnique green/silver leaves

Problem Solving Features

bulletHumidity tolerant, some shade tolerance noted
bulletLow maintenance
bulletLow 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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