Australian Native Plants

Leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens


Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Banksia spinulosa


Medium to tall shrub  with large bright golden flowers with black styles or orange/red or yellow/gold- depending on seedling grown.  Most grow true to seed but great variability of flower colour and size of plant. Flowers summer-fall through to winter-spring. Hardy in well-drained neutral soils. Excellent for under eucalyptus. Tolerates summer watering. Low growing species make handsome container plants and groundcovers. Ask what varieties are available before ordering.


Biological Name: Banksia spinulosa
Common Name: Hairpin Banksia
Flower Color: Variable - Yellow/GOld/Red styles
Flower Time: Fall-Winter-Spring
Height: 3-6-12'
Width: Variable
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Availability ...
1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: backordered
15 Gallon: backordered
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'.



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Did you know?

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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