Small ornamental tree or large shrub with fine fern-like green leaves and white underneath. Grown commercially for foliage. Cylindrical red flower-heads are approx. 6" tall. Tolerates shade or full sun in well-drained soils and is frost tolerant once established. Grows well on the coast with some protection. Difficult to establish in containers.
Biological Name: Banksia brownii
Common Name: Feather-leaved banksia
Flower Color: Orange/Burgundy-red
Flower Time: Fall-Winter-Spring
Width: 8' Variable
1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): $40.00 Seeds (online only): $10.00
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'.