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Banksia spinulosa 'Schnapper Point'


This compact evergreen is one of the easier banksia to grow. Narrow, medium green foliage is accented fall through winter with upright cylindrical clusters of handsome yellow and red flowers. Drought tolerant. This bright clean-looking foliage shrub is useful alone or grouped in shrubby borders and on open banks.

Banksia spinulosa 'Schnapper Point' (UCSC)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf shape : Narrow; serrated

Leaf color : Medium green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 5"

Flower shape : Cylindrical

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 4-5 ft.

Average size maturity height : 2-4 ft.

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F ( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 15-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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