Genus Species: Banksia spinulosa
Common / Product Name: Birthday Candles
Habit: SMALL SHRUB (SS)
Height x Width: 0.45 – 0.5m x 0.5 – 0.6m
Pruning: Remove spent flowers annually
Frost Tolerance: Low
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: Adaptable / Well Drained
Coastal Tolerance: High
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Autumn / ends: Winter
Flower Colour: Golden Bronze Candles
Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer, supplement with iron to prevent yellowing of leaves.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for eastern states of Australia. This plant is suitable for coastal areas.