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Banksia speciosa

Common Name:

Plant Type:
Evergreen shrub
Family:
Proteaceae (The Protea Family)
Geographic Origin:
South and southern Africa
California Native?:
No
Plant Size:
12-20 feet
Landscape/Garden Uses:
bold display
Flowering Season:
Spring
Flower Color:
Yellow
Exposure:
Sun or light shade
Soils:
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Occasional to little watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 20-25 degrees F.
Long narrow serrate leaves. Huge cones of light yellow flowers.