Outstanding ornamental rounded shrub 6-8' with acorn-shaped orange flower heads. Grown commercially for cut flowers. Tolerant of light frost and extended dry periods. Prefers well-drained soils in full or partial sun. Ornamental landscape shrub often producing over 100 flower-heads per season.
Biological Name: Banksia hookeriana
Common Name: Hooker's Banksia, Acorn Banksia
Flower Color: Orange
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): $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'.