Banksia blechnifolia F.Muell.

Groundcover Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: To 12" tall.

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Dwarf spreading form. Red-brown flowers to 7" long, cylindrical. Flat linear foliage, fern-like. Bright pink new growth.

History: 

Published in Fragm. (Mueller) 4(27): 108 in 1864.

Native to south western Australia.

"Blechnum' = fern in lating.

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