Stone Gabion fencing and retaining walls. Gabion is a wire basket or wire form, filled with stones and shaped into a fence or retaining wall type structure. Read this article to learn more.
Composting written by Glorious Gardens. Learn all about the joys of composting. Cold composting and hot composting are just two of several options.
Native Annuals and Perennials. Australian annual and perennial plants can be used to create excitement in your garden as they are quick growing, usually very floriferous and because they are relatively temporary they can be replaced on a regular basis to add something new each year.
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Banksia 'Birthday Candles' is a terrific, dense compact small shrub that is perfect for rockeries and smaller gardens, whether mass planted for dramatic effect, in small groups or in containers on the patio, verandah or deck. It is a great hardy shrub, and looks good with minimal care.It likes a sunny to part shaded spot. Drought and frost tolerant, it is also good for coastal gardens.
Further reading: Growing Banksias (an article written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).
Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: autumn winter
Maximum height: 0.5 metres
Minimum height: 0.5 metres
Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: 0.5 metres
This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.
Yes. Attracts: birds.
This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical.
Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.
Clay: not suitable.
Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.
Native to: Australia.
Planting season: not specified.
Types of fertiliser: not specified.