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Banksia pilostylis

Description

Handsome spreading shrub with dense foliage and creamy-yellow flowers in winter and spring. Flowers in 2 years from seed. Tolerant of frost and extended dry periods. Prefers well-drained soils in full or partial sun. Grows well on the coast or inland (Ojai). Excellent container plant.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia pilostylis
Common Name:
Flower Color: Creamy yellow
Flower Time: Summer
Height: to 5'
Width: Variable
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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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