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Showy Banksia

Showy Banksia is an easy-to-grow large shrub with attractive toothed foliage and spectacular cream flower spikes.

Large Shrub Bushland Excellent Screening Plant Feature Foliage Suitable for Pots Waterwise

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Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Banksia speciosa

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Large shrub with a maximum height 4m

Flower: Cream

Flowering Time: Birak – Bunuru (Jan – Feb)

Natural Distribution: Grows in the Southwest of WA

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

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Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, and Mammals


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