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Banksia marginata

Foliage Evergreen
Form Broad-domed
Mature Size 5 x 4m
Family Proteaceae
Silver Marginata

This Australian native tree has a dense growth habit with long green leaves bearing silver undersides. The leaves can have spiky or smooth margins. The large yellow cylinder shaped flowers are a stunning feature to the tree and attract native birds and insects. The flowers are borne from spring to autumn.

Can be used in native gardens and coastal areas. Anywhere with dry conditions. Great for street planting.

Tolerates dry conditions and coastal exposure in a well drained soil. Does not tolerate waterlogging or high phosphorus fertilisers. A native fertiliser is recommended. A full sun position is prefered but part shade is tolerated.


Evergreen

Broad-domed

Small

Bird Attracting

Coastal

Feature Flower

Informal Screening

Native

Specimen
             


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