Banksia ericifolia, Heath Banksia
An Australian native that can reach a height of twelve feet and ten feet wide. Large red orange flowers bloom in the fall through winter. This banksia is commonly found in the Blue Mountains of West Sydney where rainfall averages 35" per year. Banksia wood is used by wood turners to make wood bowls.
- Full sun or part shade
- Best in well drained soil - sand or loam
- Drought tolerant once established
- Attracts birds and hummingbirds
- Hardy up to 15 degrees
- Native to Australia