Description 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 follicles. The fruit remains on the plant indefinitely. Banksia baueri has no lignotuber and is not fire tolerant. The serrated leaves grow to about 13 cm in length.
Height 2m - 4m
Spread 2m - 4m
Habitat grows amongst shrubs on sandy soils
Propagation from seed
Wildlife Interest birds, nectar
Distribution Possum Banksia is found in south west Western Australia in areas around Albany