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Swamp Banksia

Swamp Banksias are an easy-to-grow, large tree with showy yellow to orange flowers.

Large Tree Bushland Dampland Waterwise

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Noongar Name: Pungura

Scientific Name: Banksia littoralis

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Large tree with a maximum height up to 20m

Flower: Yellow to orange

Flowering Time: Bunuru – Djilba (Mar – Aug)

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: Will benefit from occasional summer watering.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

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Invited Guests

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


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