Banksia spinulosa

Hairpin Banksia

These trees and shrubs are native to Australia, and have been garden favorites there since the 19th century. Popular in the southern United States, their spikes of yellowish to reddish flowers turn into woody, cylindrical, conelike spikes of fruit. Will not tolerate frost, so plant against a wall or where they have shelter from evergreen or other woodland trees. Several are known for tolerating temperate coastal conditions.
Banksia spinulosa, Hairpin Banksia
This dense shrub has 3 to 5-inch-long leaves and 7-inch-long flower spikes.

Attributes - Banksia spinulosa

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Mid Fall through Mid Winter

Flower Color: Red, Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 4 ft. to 6 ft.

Width: 6 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Related Plants

Banksia burdetii, Banksia ericifolia, Banksia laevigata laevigata, Banksia lemanniana, Banksia marginata, Banksia serrata
 
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