Banksia petiolaris
CREEPING BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

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

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Pruning: Remove spent leaves & seed heads.

Fertilising: Only use low phosphorus fertiliser according to manufacturer's directions.

 
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Banksia petiolaris
CREEPING BANKSIA
Proteaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to dry between watering

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

Tolerances: high wind, light frost
0.3m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: yellow & brown

Flowering Time: mid spring to early summer

Leaves: dark green; white underneath; bronze new leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, dry style, coastal, cottage & bush designs

Uses: groundcovers, border, soil binding

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: easy

Animals: bird attracting






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