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Showy Banksia

 

This showy banksia grows to a dense, rounded medium size tree or large shrub. The olive green foliage has strongly toothed edges and whitish undersides. Unique 6 inch tall flower cones are white opening to yellow, blooming in summer and fall.

Banksia speciosa

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Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Toothed edges

Leaf length : 8-16"

Leaf width : 1"

Leaf color : Olive green

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Cones

Flower color : Yellow

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 10-24 ft.

Average size maturity height : 10-18 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 25 to 30 F( Z9b)

Sunset zone : 15-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes