Unusual shrub 6'x 6' with large lemon-mauve flowers most of the year. Adaptable to wide range of soil types and conditions - coastal or inland. Frost and drought tolerant once established. Suitable for low windbreak. Used also for erosion control in Australia. The very large flower heads 10" x6" diameter, are used in floral displays and often "portrayed" as animals. An unusual banksia for any garden.
Biological Name: Banksia baueri
Common Name: Possum Banksia
Flower Color: Lemon-grey
Flower Time: Winter-spring-summer
Width: 6' Approx
1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): $8.00
Propagation Information: No pre-treatment required. Seed germinates readily 4-12 weeks. Sow seed in mix 3:1 Perlite:Peat and cover the depth of the seed. Keep moist until germination occurs. Best to sow in individual containers to prevent damage to the root system when transplanting. Drench seed with a fungicide after sowing to prevent "Damping Off'.