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Banksia aculeata


Beautiful sharp foliage shrub with dark pink flowers grading to cream-lemon from the Stirling Ranges in SW Western Australia. Prefers acid soils but can tolerate heavier oils in cultivation. Flowers best in full sun, will tolerate partial shade but not flower as well. Grows well in a container and its been suggested in the Banksia Book to grow in an elevated garden or hanging basket as the flowers are pendulous.


Biological Name: Banksia aculeata
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Exposure: Full Sun
Flower Color: Dark Pink to Cream
Flower Time: Summer
Height: 3-6'
Width: 4-6'
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Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily without pre-treatments.



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