Handsome shrub or small tree with dark green leaves and white under-surface. Yellow flowers appear from summer to winter. Tolerant of frost and extended dry periods once established. Prefers well-drained light to heavy soils in full or partial sun. Fast growing. Used as a windbreak and for erosion control in Australia.
Biological Name: Banksia littoralis
Common Name: Swamp Banksia
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Summer-Autumn-Winter
Height: 12 36'
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'.