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Banksia violaceae

Description

Dense foliaged small shrub with violet-deep purple flowers (almost black).  Grows in sandy soils in SW Australia and does not like to dry out.  Good container plant especially in coastal situations.

Details

Biological Name: Banksia violaceae
Common Name:
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring-early Summer
Height: 3-5'
Width: 3'
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Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily 4-12 weeks. Sow seed in mix 3:1 Perlite:Peat and cover lightly with seed mix or washed river sand. Drench seed after sowing with a fungicide 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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