Banksia Giant Candles

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Massive orange flowers which native birds will love even more than you do. Hybrid banksia, and like all mongrels is tough and resilient - grows inland or at the coast, through frost or drought, in sand or clay, tropical or temperate climates.

image: Tatters via Flickr  artwork: White breasted honeyeaters by Max Fulcher via Flickr.

Banksia ericifolia x spinulosa 'Giant Candles'
DESCRIPTION: Hybrid large banksia bred in Queensland, grown for its very large (40cm) orange flowers through autumn-winter, even into spring. Bushy branches of slender leaves.
USES: Wildlife gardens, native gardens, feature shrub.
PLANTING: Plant in a well drained in a sunny position for best flowering season.
CARE: Prune as required after flowering to maintain dense growth. Feed with a slow release native fertiliser during spring - Banksia are phosphorus-sensitive so the P ratio of the fertiliser needs to be under 3%. Add supplementary iron if foliage starts to yellow.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 4m H x 3m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.

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