Ornamental dense shrub or small tree with terminal pink-yellow flowers on tree form or yellow flowers on the coastal shrub form. Flowers are more like a dryandra than a banksia. Tolerant of light frost and extended dry periods once established. Prefers well-drained soils in full or partial sun. Grows well on the coast. Excellent windbreak and cut flower.
Biological Name: Banksia ilicifolia
Common Name: olly-leaved Banksia
Flower Color: Pink-Yellow or Yellow
Flower Time: Winter-spring-summer
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): 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'.