Banksia conferta
GLASSHOUSE BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
4m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in chartreuse-cream

Flowering Time: mid autumn to late winter

Leaves: dark green; silver-grey underneath; bronze new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod
 
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Banksia conferta
GLASSHOUSE BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
4m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in chartreuse-cream

Flowering Time: mid autumn to late winter

Leaves: dark green; silver-grey underneath; bronze new leaves

Ornamental Fruit: woody pod


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs

Uses: informal screen, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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