Australian Native Plants

  Banksia spinulosa 'Coastal Cushion'


Banksia spinulosa 'Coastal Cushion' photo
Banksia spinulosa, 'Coastal Cushion' cult. Kenthurst, NSW

Photograph by Cas Liber. License: Public Domain.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

Description
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 form is showy and can produce a large number of flower spikes at once. The leaves are long and narrow with fine serrations around the leaf margin.

Height
0.5m

Spread
1.5m - 2m

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Proteales
Family:Proteaceae
Genus:Banksia
Species:spinulosa
Variety:'Coastal Cushion'


Relatives in same Genus
  Banksia aculeata
  Banksia aemula
  Banksia anatona
  Banksia ashbyi
  Banksia attenuata
  Banksia audax
  Banksia baueri
  Banksia baxteri
  Banksia benthamiana
  Banksia blechnifolia
  Banksia brownii
  Banksia burdettii
  Banksia caleyi
  Banksia candolleana
  Banksia canei
  Banksia carlinoides
  Banksia chamaephyton
  Banksia coccinea
  Banksia conferta ssp conferta
  Banksia conferta ssp penicillata
  Banksia cuneata
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