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Banksia spinulosa 'Honey Pots' (Banksia)

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Plant description

banksia spinulosa honeypots

Banksia spinulosa 'Honey Pots' is a dense compact small shrub, with lovely golden spikes of flowers from autumn to spring. It is a low growing, compact plant, to around a metre tall and wide. It is perfect for rockeries and smaller gardens, whether mass planted for dramatic effect, in small groups or in containers on the patio, veranda or deck. Attractive to nectar feeding birds and insects. Fertilise in spring with a low phosphorus native fertiliser. Likes a well drained soil.

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

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 1 metres
Minimum height: 1 metres

Maximum width: 1 metres
Minimum width: 1 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

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

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: birds, insects, possums.

Climate

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

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: not suitable.

Sand: dry, moist, well-drained.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Low phosphorus native fertiliser.

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