Australian Native Plants

Australian Native Plants - Banksia





Banksia aculeata
(Prickly Banksia)
Banksia aculeata
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 1m - 2m
Prickly Banksia is a bushy shrub with prickly serrated leaves. The leaves are 4cm to 10cm long and about 10mm to 30mm wide. The flower heads are lantern shaped, 8cm long and hang downwards. Flowers are pink or pink with creamy yellow and borne in... Read more >
Banksia aemula
(Wallum Banksia)
Banksia aemula
Height
 3m - 8m
Spread
 1m - 4m
The Wallum Banksia is a lignotuberous shrub or small tree and can grow to 8m tall. It has long narrow serrated leaves that grow to 22cm long and 2cm wide. It flowers in autumn and produces large creamy yellow conical flower spikes that grow to 20cm... Read more >
Banksia anatona
(Cactus Dryandra)
Banksia anatona
Height
 to 5 m
Banksia anatona is a shrub with one main stem and short laterals. It has oval serrated leaves and lemon yellow flowers. Formerly known as Dryandra anatona. Read more >
Banksia ashbyi
(Ashby's Banksia)
Banksia ashbyi
Height
 2m - 5m
Spread
 2m - 3m
Ashby's Banksia is a dense shrub with lobed saw-toothed leaves that grow to 20cm long and 3cm wide. The large orange flower spikes grow to 15cm long and 8cm wide and are bottlebrush shape. the flower spikes make ornamental cut flowers and the plant... Read more >
Banksia attenuata
(Candlestick Banksia)
Banksia attenuata
Height
 4m - 15m
Spread
 3m - 8m
The Candlestick Banksia or Slender Banksia is a tree that grows to around 10 metres in height. In drier areas it grows as shrub to 2 metres tall. Tree forms develop a thick trunk. The long leaves grow to about 25cm long and 1.5cm wide, and have... Read more >
Banksia audax
(Dwarf Dryland Banksia)
Banksia audax
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Dwarf Dryland Banksia is an openly branched shrub growing to around a metre tall. The leaves are elongated triangular, with serrations along the edges. Leaf size is up to 7 cm long and about 2 cm wide. The flower spikes are yellowish orange or... Read more >
Banksia baueri
(Possum Banksia)
Banksia baueri
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Possum Banksia or woolly Banksia is a dense shrub with spikes of orange brown flowers in late winter and spring. The unusual flower spikes grow to 30cm long by 20cm wide. After flowering the plant produces a woody cone with seeds enclosed in... Read more >
Banksia baxteri
(Bird's Nest Banksia)
Banksia baxteri
Height
 3m - 4m
Spread
 3m - 5m
The Bird's Nest Banksia (Banksia baxteri) is a dense shrub growing to around 3 metres tall. The plant produces attractive dome shaped flower heads of yellow green flowers in late winter, spring and summer and intermittently at other times of the... Read more >
Banksia benthamiana
(Bentham's Banksia)
Banksia benthamiana
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 2m - 4m
Banksia benthamiana is an ornamental shrub with flaky grey bark that grows to 4m in height. The leaves grow to 25cm long and 1cm wide with finely serrated leaf margins. Both surfaces of the leaf are hairy when young, becoming smoother as it matures.... Read more >
Banksia blechnifolia
(Southern Blechnum Banksia)
Banksia blechnifolia
Height
 0.2m - 0.5m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Southern Blechnum Banksia or Groundcover Banksia is a spreading prostrate shrub with horizontal stems and fern-like leathery leaves. The leaves are 25cm to 45 cm long and up to 10cm wide with deep triangular lobes. The reddish brown flowers grow... Read more >
Banksia brownii
(Brown's Banksia)
Banksia brownii
Height
 2m - 6m
Spread
 2m - 4m
Brown's Banksia (also known as the Feather-leaved Banksia) varies from a bushy shrub to open spreading shrub or small tree. This Banksia from Western Australia has attractive feather shaped leaves that grow to 10cm long a 1cm wide. The leaves are... Read more >
Banksia burdettii
(Burdett's Banksia)
Banksia burdettii
Height
 3m - 4m
Spread
 3m - 4m
Burdett's Banksia is a large shrub or small tree that normally grows to around four metres in height. The grey green leaves are long and narrow with even triangular serrated margins. The plant produces large orange or apricot flower spikes of... Read more >
Banksia caleyi
(Caley's Banksia)
Banksia caleyi
Height
 2m - 3m
Spread
 2m - 4m
Caley's Banksia is a dense shrub that grows to two or three metres tall It has grey bark, and stiff prickly wedge-shaped serrated leaves. It produces oval shaped clusters of red, cream and red, or yellow flowers that hang downwards, giving it its... Read more >
Banksia candolleana
(Propeller Banksia)
Banksia candolleana
Height
 1m - 1.5m
Spread
 1m - 3m
Propeller Banksia is a dense spreading shrub. It has long narrow linear leaves that grow 15cm tom 40cm long, with triangular serrated margins. The orange yellow flower spikes are about 6cm to 7.5cm wide and fairly short. The flowers appear from... Read more >
Banksia canei
(Mountain Banksia)
Banksia canei
Height
 3m - 4m
Spread
 2m - 3m
The Mountain Banksia is a smooth-barked shrub that grows to about three metres in height. It has smallish stiff leaves that grow from 2cm to 5cm long and are narrow wedge-shaped widening towards the tip. Leaves may have smooth edges or may be... Read more >
Banksia carlinoides
(Pink Dryandra)
Banksia carlinoides
Height
 0.3m - 1.5m
Spread
 1.5m
Banksia carlinoides is a compact shrub with narrow green prickly leaves and pink to creamy white clusters of flowers from august to November. The plant has no lignotuber and is regenerated from seed. The species used to be known as Dryandra... Read more >
Banksia chamaephyton
(Fishbone Banksia)
Banksia chamaephyton
Height
 0.2m - 0.4m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Fishbone Banksia is a prostrate shrub. The long leaves grow upright and are deeply divided in a fishbone or fern frond pattern. The cone shaped flower spikes are produced from the base of the plant at ground level. Flowers are produced in spring... Read more >
Banksia coccinea
(Scarlet Banksia)
Banksia coccinea
Height
 3m - 5m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Scarlet Banksia is an upright shrub or small tree. It produces spectacular red and white spikes of bottlebrush-shaped flower heads in spring and summer. The flower heads are at the end of the stem, making it an attractive cut flower. The oval... Read more >
Banksia conferta ssp conferta
(Glasshouse Banksia)
Banksia conferta ssp conferta
Height
 3m - 6m
Spread
 3m - 4m
Banksia conferta subsp. Conferta is a dense shrub growing to around four metres tall. the bark is rough and grey. The leaves are oval and grow from about 4cm to 12 cm long and about 1cm to 4cm wide. Leaves are green above and silvery grey below. It... Read more >
Banksia conferta ssp penicillata
(Newnes Plateau Banksia)
Banksia conferta ssp penicillata
Height
 3m - 4m
Spread
 3m - 4m
there are two subspecies of Banksia conferta - subspecies conferta and subspecies penicillata. It is a medium or large shrub growing to around four metres in height. It produces spikes of pale yellow flowers which are followed by woody fruit cones.... Read more >
Banksia cuneata
(Matchstick Banksia)
Banksia cuneata
Height
 3m - 5m
Spread
 2m - 3m
The Matchstick Banksia is an upright dense shrub or small tree. The prickly leaves are wedge-shaped and serrated, growing up to 4cm in length. The flowers grow in a dome-shaped cluster in winter, spring and summer. The flowers are cream and pink... Read more >
Banksia dallanneyi
(Couch Honeypot)
Banksia dallanneyi
Height
 0.5m
Spread
 2m
Banksia dallanneyi is a prostrate shrub growing to about 50 cm in height and often spreads with underground branches. It has long narrow leaves up to 20cm in length. The leaves are deeply serrated in triangular lobes almost to the mid rib. The... Read more >
Banksia dryandroides
(Dryandra-leaved Banksia)
Banksia dryandroides
Height
 0.3m-1m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Dryandra-leaved Banksia is a dense low growing shrub to one metre in height. It has narrow leaves with triangular lobes forming a saw-tooth pattern. The ;eaves are 5cm to 17cm long and about 1cm wide. The cylindrical flower spikes and quite... Read more >
Banksia elderiana
(Palm Banksia)
Banksia elderiana
Height
 1m - 4m
Spread
 1m - 4m
The Palm Banksia is a bushy shrub growing to about three metres in height. The leaves are long and narrow and grow from 15cm to 40cm long. The leaves curl and have fine serrated margins. New growth is covered in brown hairs giving a furry... Read more >
Banksia epica Banksia epica
Height
 2m
Spread
 2m - 3m
Banksia epica is a dense spreading shrub with grey bark and wedge-shaped serrated leaves. The leaves are about 2cm to 5cm long and to 15mm wide. The flower spike is yellow or creamy yellow in colour and about 20cm in length. and 10cm in diameter.... Read more >
Banksia ericifolia 'Little Eric'
(Heath Banksia)
Banksia ericifolia 'Little Eric'
Height
 1.2m - 2m
Spread
 1.2m - 1.6m
Banksia ericifolia 'Little Eric' is a dwarf cultivar of Banksia ericifolia. This small cultivar has similar flowers to the original species form, but is much more compact and suitable for small gardens. It has cylindrical spikes of orange flowers... Read more >
Banksia ericifolia
(Heath Banksia)
Banksia ericifolia
Height
 2m - 6m
Spread
 1m - 2.5m
The Heath Banksia is a large woody shrub that grows to 6m tall, but is usually only around 3m in height. It produces cylindrical spikes of orange or reddish flowers in autumn. The flower styles are orange or sometimes a maroon colour The flower... Read more >
Banksia gardneri var brevidentata
(Prostrate Banksia)
Banksia gardneri var brevidentata
Height
 0.2m - 0.4m
Spread
 1m - 3m
Banksia gardneri var. brevidentata is a prostrate plant with horizontal branches that grows to about 20cm tall. The leaves have serrated saw tooth margins with teeth up to 5mm long. It produces spikes of orange brown flowers which grow to 10cm tall... Read more >
Banksia gardneri var gardneri
(Prostrate Banksia)
Banksia gardneri var gardneri
Height
 0.1m - 0.3m
Spread
 1m - 2m
Banksia gardneri var. gardneri is a prostrate shrub growing to about 30cm tall. The leaves are lobed and have a prominent pale mid vein. The lobes are 1cm to 3cm. It produces spikes of orange brown flowers in spring which grow from the base of the... Read more >
Banksia grandis
(Bull Banksia)
Banksia grandis
Height
 5m - 10m
Spread
 3m - 5m
The Bull Banksia is a tree growing to ten metres tall or may grow as a smaller spreading shrub. The trunk is grey and often gnarled and crooked. The leaves are up to 45cm long and about 11cm wide, and made up of large triangular lobes that reach the... Read more >
Banksia grossa
(Coarse Banksia)
Banksia grossa
Height
 1m - 1.5m
Spread
 1.5m - 2m
Coarse Banksia is a shrub growing to about 1.5 metres in height. It has coarse narrow leaves growing to 12cm long but only 3mm wide. Although the leaves are narrow they are quite thick and fleshy from upper surface top lower surface. It produces... Read more >
Banksia hookeriana
(Hooker's Banksia)
Banksia hookeriana
Height
 2m - 3m
Spread
 2m - 4m
Hooker's is a dense shrub with smooth bark growing to about three metres in height. It has long narrow leaves that grow to 16cm long and 12mm wide. Leaves are serrated saw-tooth margins. The golden orange flowers are produced in acorn shaped... Read more >
Banksia integrifolia ssp compar
(Coast Banksia)
Banksia integrifolia ssp compar
Height
 5m - 8m
Spread
 2m - 4m
Banksia integrifolia subspecies compar is a shrub or small tree from east coast of Queensland. It produces spikes of yellow flowers that grows to 10 cm tall and about 5 cm in diameter. Flowers are followed by woody cones that remain on the plant for... Read more >
Banksia integrifolia ssp integrifolia
(Coast Banksia)
Banksia integrifolia ssp integrifolia
Height
 to 25m tall
Spread
 to 3m
Banksia integrifolia is a variable plant growing from a tall tree to 25 metres in height but can also be found as a small tree to five metres tall, or a large shrub in exposed areas. The plant is often upright when young, and at maturity may be less... Read more >
Banksia integrifolia ssp monticola
(White Mountain Banksia)
Banksia integrifolia ssp monticola
Height
 5m - 25m
Spread
 2m - 4m
White Mountain Banksia (Banksia integrifolia subspecies monticola) is a shrub or small tree from the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales. Like other integrifolia subspecies, it produces spikes of yellow flowers that grows to 10 cm tall and... Read more >
Banksia laevigata ssp fuscolutea
(Golden Ball Banksia)
Banksia laevigata ssp fuscolutea
Height
 2m
Spread
 2m
The Golden Ball Banksia is a bushy shrub growing to two metres tall. It has grey bark. It has long narrow leaves with sharp saw toothed margins. It produces golden yellow ball-shaped clusters of flowers in autumn. There are two subspecies of B.... Read more >
Banksia laevigata ssp laevigata
(Tennis Ball Banksia)
Banksia laevigata ssp laevigata
Height
 2m - 3m
Spread
 2m - 3m
The Tennis Ball Banksia is a bushy shrub growing to three metres tall. It has grey bark. The leaves have serrated edges. It produces greenish yellow ball-shaped clusters of flowers in autumn and early summer (October to December). There are two... Read more >
Banksia lanata
(Coomallo Banksia)
Banksia lanata
Height
 0.3m - 1m
Spread
 0.5m - 2m
The Coomallo Banksia is a dense spreading shrub that grows to about one metre in height. The leaves are linear and very narrow (only 1 mm wide) and grow from 3 cm to 10 cm in length. Ball-shaped clusters of pale cream or less commonly orange-brown... Read more >
Banksia laricina
(Rose-fruited Banksia)
Banksia laricina
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 1m - 3m
The Rose-fruited Banksia is a dense shrub growing to about two metres in height. The leaves are narrow growing to 15mm long and just under 1mm wide. The species name laricina is derived from larix (larch), as its leaves resemble the conifer needles... Read more >
Banksia lemanniana
(Yellow Lantern Banksia)
Banksia lemanniana
Height
 2m - 5m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Yellow Lantern Banksia is an open shrub or small tree growing to about five metres tall. The leaves grow to about 9 cm long and about 3 cm broad and are elliptical with serrated edges. The teeth on the leaf margins are about 1 mm to 3 mm deep.... Read more >
Banksia leptophylla var leptophylla
(Slender-leaved Banksia)
Banksia leptophylla var leptophylla
Height
 2m
Spread
 3m
The Slender-leaved Banksia is a shrub growing to about two metres tall. the leaves are long and slender growing to about 10cm long and 1mm to 1.5mm wide. It produces yellow ball-shaped clusters of flowers in summer, autumn and winter. the flower... Read more >
Banksia lindleyana
(Porcupine Banksia)
Banksia lindleyana
Height
 1m - 3m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Porcupine Banksia is a shrub with grey bark growing to about three metres, but often seen as a low shrub to one metre tall. New branches are covered with hairs which come off as the branch matures. The leaves are long and narrow growing to about... Read more >
Banksia littoralis
(Swamp Banksia)
Banksia littoralis
Height
 5m - 15m
Spread
 3m - 10m
The Swamp Banksia is tree or large shrub with rough grey bark growing to about 15m tall. The leaves are long and narrow, growing to 20cm in length, with widely spaced toothed lobes becoming closer together towards the leaf tip.. It produces... Read more >
Banksia lullfitzii Banksia lullfitzii
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 1.5m - 2m
Banksia lullfitzii is a spreading shrub growing to two metres in height. the plant is named after Frederick Lullfitz, but has does not appear to have a well known common name. It has long narrow deeply serrated leaves that grow to from 20 cm to... Read more >
Banksia marginata
(Silver Banksia)
Banksia marginata
Height
 2m - 10m
Spread
 0.5m - 5m
The Silver Banksia is quite variable in form and can grow as a tree to 10 metres tall, but is often seen as a medium sized shrub. The leaves are fairly narrow and grow to about 6 cm in length. Young leaves are toothed, but become smooth edged as... Read more >
Banksia media
(Golden Stalk Banksia)
Banksia media
Height
 2m - 6m
Spread
 3m - 5m
The Golden Stalk Banksia is a dense shrub to four metres or tree growing to about six metres in height. It has wedge shaped leaves with toothed margins. It produces cylindrical spikes of yellowish brown flowers which grow to about 15 cm tall and 9... Read more >
Banksia menziesii
(Menzies' Banksia)
Banksia menziesii
Height
 2m - 10m
Spread
 2m - 8m
Menzies' Banksia is a tree to ten metres tall or a spreading shrub to three metres tall. The leaves are elongated oval in shape with serrated margins and grow to about 25 cm long and 4 cm wide. New growth has a fur of brown hairs. It produces... Read more >
Banksia nutans var nutans
(Nodding Banksia)
Banksia nutans var nutans
Height
 0.5m - 1.5m
Spread
 1m - 3m
The Nodding Banksia is a spreading shrub growing to about a metre tall. The leaves are blue green and very narrow growing to about 1 mm to 1.5mm wide. The flowers grow in pink red or reddish brown clusters in spring and summer. The flower clusters... Read more >
Banksia oblongifolia
(Fern-leaved Banksia)
Banksia oblongifolia
Height
 0.1m - 3m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Fern-leaved Banksia is a shrub growing to about three metres in height. The stiff egg-shaped oval leaves sometimes have blunt tips and leaf margins are serrated towards the tips. It produces cylindrical clusters of lemon yellow bottlebrush... Read more >
Banksia occidentalis
(Red Swamp Banksia)
Banksia occidentalis
Height
 3m - 7m
Spread
 2m - 5m
The Red Swamp Banksia is a shrub growing to around two metres or small tree growing to seven metres tall. It has smooth greyish brown bark. The leaves are long and narrow growing to about 12 cm in length and 3 mm wide. It produces cylindrical... Read more >
Banksia oreophila
(Mountain Banksia)
Banksia oreophila
Height
 2m - 3m
Spread
 1.5m - 2.5m
The Mountain Banksia is a shrub with smooth grey or brown bark that grows to three metres tall. The pale green leaves are narrow wedge-shape growing up to 11 cm in length and 25 mm wide. The leaves are whole or may be serrated. It produces... Read more >
Banksia ornata
(Desert Banksia)
Banksia ornata
Height
 1m - 3m
Spread
 0.5m - 2.5m
The Desert Banksia is a dense shrub growing to three metres in height. The leaves are about 10cm long and 2 cm wide and are narrow wedge shape with serrated margins. It develops cylindrical spikes of orange flowers in winter and spring. The flower... Read more >
Banksia paludosa
(Marsh Banksia)
Banksia paludosa
Height
 0.5m - 1.5m
Spread
 0.5m - 1.5m
The Marsh Banksia is a small spreading shrub that grows to about one and a half metres tall, although there is a subspecies that grows to about five metres tall. The leaves are oval or egg-shaped and grow to 13 cm long and 3 cm wide. The leaf edges... Read more >
Banksia petiolaris
(Creeping Banksia)
Banksia petiolaris
Height
 0.3m - 0.6m
Spread
 2m
Banksia petiolaris is a prostrate shrub that ahs spreading horizontal stems. The leathery leaves are long and narrow with serrated edges, and grow upright from the stem and can reach 60cm in length. It produces yellow spikes of flowers in late... Read more >
Banksia pilostylis
(Marsh Banksia)
Banksia pilostylis
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Marsh Banksia is a bushy shrub that grows to four metres in height. It develops cylindrical spikes cream or greenish yellow scented flowers in spring, summer and autumn. the flower heads grow to about 12 cm tall. The leaves are long and narrow... Read more >
Banksia polycephala
(Many-headed Dryandra)
Banksia polycephala
Height
 3m
Spread
 2m
The Many-headed Dryandra is a shrub growing to around three metres in height. The plant has narrow serrated leaves and heads of yellow flowers to 4 cm in diameter. This shrub which used to known as Dryandra polycephala is endemic to Western... Read more >
Banksia praemorsa
(Cut-leaf Banksia)
Banksia praemorsa
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 2m - 3m
Cut-leaf Banksia is a dense medium sized shrub growing to four metres in height. The leaves are wedge-shaped with truncated tips and grow to about 5cm in length. It produces cylindrical spikes of reddish brown or yellow flowers in winter and spring.... Read more >
Banksia prionotes
(Acorn Banksia)
Banksia prionotes
Height
 5m - 10m
Spread
 4m - 6m
The Acorn Banksia is a large shrub or tree with smooth grey bark growing to ten metres in height. The leaves are long and narrow growing to about 25 cm long and 2 cm wide with triangular lobes on the margins making a distinctive saw-toothed edge. It... Read more >
Banksia pulchella
(Teasel Banksia)
Banksia pulchella
Height
 1m - 1.5m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Teasel Banksia is a dense spreading shrub growing to about a metre in height. The leaves are short and narrow up to about 13 mm in length. It develops spikes of very showy orange flowers with long yellow styles in spring and winter and... Read more >
Banksia quercifolia
(Oak-leaved Banksia)
Banksia quercifolia
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 1.5m - 3m
The Oak-leaved Banksia is a shrub growing to around three metres. The leaves are long and wedge-shaped lobed with large serrations. Leaves grow to around 15 cm in length and about 3 cm wide. It produces a cylindrical flower spikes of orange brown... Read more >
Banksia repens
(Creeping Banksia)
Banksia repens
Height
 0.3m - 0.5m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Creeping Banksia is a prostrate shrub with horizontal branches which spread below the surface of the soil. The leaves are very long and stiff and are held erect, growing up to 40 cm in length. The leaves are deeply lobed and have a distinctive... Read more >
Banksia robur
(Swamp Banksia)
Banksia robur
Height
 1m - 3m
Spread
 0.5m - 2m
The Swamp Banksia is a straggly, sparse shrub that grows to about two metres in height. The oval leaves are large and leathery growing up to 30 cm long and 10 cm wide, with finely serrated margin. New growth is covered in fine reddish brown hairs... Read more >
Banksia saxicola
(Grampians Banksia)
Banksia saxicola
Height
 2m - 5m
Spread
 2m
Grampians Banksia is a shrub to two metres in height or small tree to around five metres in height. The leaves are elongated egg-shaped to about 14 cm long and 3 cm wide. The flower spikes are creamy yellow and about 9 cm in length. the main... Read more >
Banksia scabrella
(Burma Road Banksia)
Banksia scabrella
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 1m - 3m
Burma Road Banksia is a small shrub growing to about two metres tall. The leaves are fine needle-shaped and 1 cm to 2 cm in length. It produces oval clusters of pale yellow or creamy brown flowers in spring and summer. The flowers are followed by... Read more >
Banksia sceptrum
(Sceptre Banksia)
Banksia sceptrum
Height
 2m - 6m
Spread
 2m - 5m
The Sceptre Banksia is a dense spreading shrub growing to six metres in height. The leaves are long and narrow oval-shaped with fine serrations on the edges. It produces very ornamental tall spikes of pale yellow flowers in summer and intermittently... Read more >
Banksia seminuda
(River Banksia)
Banksia seminuda
Height
 6m - 20m
Spread
 4m - 10m
The River Banksia is one of the largest banksias and may occur as a large shrub or tree growing up to twenty metres tall. It has a fairly straight grey trunk with hard bark. The leaves are long narrow ovals growing to 20 cm long with fairly widely... Read more >
Banksia serrata
(Old Man Banksia)
Banksia serrata
Height
 to 15m tall. Some forms are shrubby to 3m tall
Banksia serrata is usually a gnarled tree with a single trunk. In some coastal areas it is a shrub to 3m, and there is also a prostrate form. The bark is rough and cork-like and can withstand fire. The leaves a dark glossy green above and light... Read more >
Banksia solandri
(Stirling Range Banksia)
Banksia solandri
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 2m - 4m
Stirling Range Banksia is a large shrub growing to about four metres in height. The attractive leaves grow to about 20 cm long and 10 cm wide with deep lobes that may be triangular or more rounded, like the English Oak tee leaf. The stems are... Read more >
Banksia speciosa
(Showy Banksia)
Banksia speciosa
Height
 3m - 8m
Spread
 3m - 8m
The Showy Banksia is a large spreading shrub to four metres, or may be a small tree growing to eight metres tall. The leaves are long and narrow growing to 45 cm in length with even triangular lobes giving a prominent serrated edge. Flowers are... Read more >
Banksia sphaerocarpa var caesia
(Round-fruited Banksia)
Banksia sphaerocarpa var caesia
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 2m
The Fox Banksia is a variety of Banksia sphaerocarpa that grows to a height of around two metres but can reach as much as four metres. Leaves are long and narrow and blue grey in colour with a pointed tip and grow up to 10 cm in length and about... Read more >
Banksia sphaerocarpa var dolichostyla
(Ironcap Banksia)
Banksia sphaerocarpa var dolichostyla
Height
 2m - 4m
Spread
 2m - 4m
The Ironcap Banksia is the largest of all the varieties of Banksia sphaerocarpa varieties and grows as a shrub or small tree to a height of around four metres. The blue grey leaves are long and narrow with a pointed tip and grow up to 10 cm in... Read more >
Banksia sphaerocarpa var pumilio
(Round-fruited Banksia)
Banksia sphaerocarpa var pumilio
Height
 1m
Spread
 1m
Banksia sphaerocarpa var. pumilio is a small shrub that grows to a height of less than one metre. Leaves are long and narrow with a pointed tip. It produces ball shaped clusters of yellow flowers which are smaller than those found on other... Read more >
Banksia sphaerocarpa var sphaerocarpa
(Fox Banksia)
Banksia sphaerocarpa var sphaerocarpa
Height
 0.5m - 2m
Spread
 1.5m
Banksia sphaerocarpa var. sphaerocarpa grows to a height of around two metres. Leaves are long and narrow with a pointed tip. It produces ball shaped clusters of yellow flowers in summer, autumn and winter. The fruit is a globular woody cone with up... Read more >
Banksia spinulosa 'Carnarvon Gold' Banksia spinulosa 'Carnarvon Gold'
Height
 2m - 5m
Banksia spinulosa var. collina 'Carnarvon Gold' is a medium to large shrub that grows to five metres tall. It produces spikes of golden yellow flowers. The leaves are long and narrow with leaf edges rolled downwards so that serrations are not... Read more >
Banksia spinulosa 'Coastal Cushion' Banksia spinulosa 'Coastal Cushion'
Height
 0.5m
Spread
 1.5m - 2m
Banksia spinulosa var. spinulosa 'Coastal Cushion' is a low growing spreading shrub to half a metre in height. It produces spikes of golden flowers with dark red styles. The flower spikes grow to about 15 cm tall and about 6 cm in diameter. This... Read more >
Banksia spinulosa 'Honeypots' Banksia spinulosa 'Honeypots'
Height
 0.2m
Spread
 1.2m
Banksia spinulosa var. 'Honey Pots' is a small shrub that grows to a height of one metre. The leaves are long and narrow with fine serrations around the edge. It produces cylindrical spikes of golden yellow flowers to about 20 cm tall. This cultivar... Read more >
Banksia spinulosa 'Lemon Glow' Banksia spinulosa 'Lemon Glow'
Height
 2m - 3m
Spread
 2m - 4m
Banksia spinulosa var. cunninghamii 'Lemon Glow' is a medium sized shrub that grows to three metres tall. It produces spikes of lemon yellow flowers (the flower styles are also yellow). Like other Banksia spinulosa plants, the leaves are long and... Read more >
Banksia spinulosa
(Hairpin Banksia)
Banksia spinulosa
Height
 1.5m - 4m
Spread
 1m - 5m
The Hairpin Banksia is usually seen as a small to medium shrub to two metres tall, but some forms grow to small tree size. The leaves are long and narrow and serrated along the length of the leaf or just near the leaf tip. The leaves may be rolled... Read more >
Banksia splendida
(Shaggy Dryandra)
Banksia splendida
Height
 0.6m - 2m
The Shaggy Dryandra (Banksia splendida) is a shrub that grows to two metres in height. The leaves are long and narrow with pointed tip. The flower heads are cup shaped with red centres and are produced in late winter and early spring. This species... Read more >
Banksia telmatiaea
(Swamp Fox Banksia)
Banksia telmatiaea
Height
 1m - 2m
Spread
 1m - 2m
Swamp Fox Banksia is an upright shrub with hairy stems that grows to about two metres tall. The leaves are narrow from 1.5 cm to 3 cm in length and only about 1 mm wide. It produces ball-shaped clusters of golden brown flowers about 3cm to 5 cm in... Read more >
Banksia tricuspis
(Lesueur Banksia)
Banksia tricuspis
Height
 1.2m - 5m
Spread
 2m - 5m
Lesueur Banksia is an open shrub or small tree. The leaves are long and narrow like pine needles. It produces yellow orange cylindrical spikes of flowers in autumn and winter. The fruit is woody cones with seed follicles which are green before... Read more >
Banksia verticillata
(Granite Banksia)
Banksia verticillata
Height
 1.5m - 6m
Spread
 4m
Granite Banksia or Albany Banksia is a shrub growing to three metres or less commonly a small single trunked tree to five or six metres tall. In some exposed areas it is lower growing and sometimes prostrate. The leaves are narrow elliptical growing... Read more >
Banksia victoriae
(Woolly Orange Banksia)
Banksia victoriae
Height
 2m - 5m
Spread
 2m - 5m
The Woolly Orange Banksia is a dense shrub with smooth grey bark growing to five metres tall. The leaves are long and narrow, growing to 30cm in length and 3 cm wide, with large triangular lobes along the mid rib. It produces acorn shaped clusters... Read more >
Banksia violacea
(Violet Banksia)
Banksia violacea
Height
 1m - 1.5m
Spread
 1m - 2m
The Violet Banksia is a dense shrub growing to about one and a half metres tall. The leaves are narrow and grow 1 cm to 2 cm long and about 1.5mm wide the flower heads are ball-shaped and have an unusual violet or purple black colour. The main... Read more >
Banksia 'Austraflora Yellow Wing' Banksia 'Austraflora Yellow Wing'
Height
 1.5m - 2m
Spread
 1.5m
Banksia 'Austraflora Yellow Wing' is a dense rounded shrub with fine foliage and large cylindrical orange flower spikes in summer, autumn and winter. It is a hybrid between Banksia 'Giant Candles' and Banksia spinulosa var. collina from Carnarvon... Read more >
Banksia 'Giant Candles' Banksia 'Giant Candles'
Height
 2m - 5m
Spread
 1m - 5m
Banksia 'Giant Candles' is a large shrub growing to about five metres tall. The leaves are narrow and about 4 cm long. It has very large showy cylindrical spikes of orange flowers that grow to 40 cm long. Flowering is from late autumn to winter.... Read more >