Banksia robur

Swamp Banksia


Most Banksia species prefer well drained soil, however, this one actually prefers a damp, swampy location in sun.  The flower color is blue-green when in bud, yellow-green when open and 17 cm (6-1/2").  The mature size is a 6' shrub. Leaves are 12" long x 3" wide. New South Wales


Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Shrub to 6'
Flower Color Yellow/green
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Loves moisture, humidity tolerant
Native New South Wales
Family Proteaceae

Key Benefits

bulletMature shrub only 6'
bulletPrefers damp locations
bulletLarge leaves, excellent foliage contrast

Problem Solving Features

bulletWater feature plant, moisture lover
bulletBold foliage plant
bulletLow maintenance

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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