Description 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 rusty orange, made up of hundreds of densely packed flowers in a bottlebrush shape. Flowering is in summer and autumn. The plant forms a lignotuber from which it can regenerate after bushfire.
Height 1m - 2m
Spread 1m - 2m
Habitat grows on heath and in mallee country on sandy loan soil.
Propagation grows from seed which takes around 20 to 45 days to germinate
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution Dwarf Dryland Banksia is found in central south of Western Australia.