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Banksia 'Yellow Wing'

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Plant description

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Banksia 'Yellow Wing' is a medium rounded shrub with fine dense foliage and golden bronze brushes in spring, autumn and winter. The flower spikes are held well above the foliage as beacons for a range of honey-eating birds, and parrots love their seed. Particularly suitable for hedging, screening or specimen plantings as the foliage is dense to the ground. The blooms are great for cutting, and last well in water, may also be dried. Good for sun and in most soils as long as they are well drained.

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: 1.8 metres
Minimum height: 1.5 metres

Maximum width: 1.8 metres
Minimum width: 1.5 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.

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: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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