Genus Species: Banksia marginata
Common / Product Name: Bright Flowers
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: – 2m x – 2m
Pruning: Remove spent flowers annually
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Medium / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: Medium
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Late Summer / ends: Autumn
Flower Colour: Yellow
Irrigation: Requires water over dry periods, well drain soils.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as 1°C.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures range from low 30’s° to high 30’s° for short periods.
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron annually for best results.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.