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Banksia coccinea

Description

Outstanding ornamental banksia with bright red flowers in winter-summer. Hardy to frost and drought once established. Prefers well-drained soils in full sun or partial shade. Various forms available, we grow them especially for the cut flower growers. Sometimes difficult to get them to flower but they should flower 4-5 years from seed.  Prune for a bushier shrub and more flowers.  Grows naturally around Albany south-west of Perth.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia coccinea
Common Name: Scarlet Banksia
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Winter-spring
Height: 12'
Width: Variable
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1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): backordered
Seeds (online only): not available
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'.

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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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