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Banksia marginata 'Minimarg' (Banksia)

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Plant description

Banksia marginata Minimarg

Banksia 'Minimarg' is a very tough dwarf Banksia. It bears masses of bright yellow flowers from spring to autumn, that are good for cut flowers and also for attracting birds and other nectar lovers. It adapts well to a wide range of soil and climate types. Suitable for low hedges, rockeries and as a general low mounding garden shrub. Can take light frost.

Further reading: Growing Banksias (an article written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.

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