Banksia coccinea R.Br.

Scarlet Banksia


Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Zones: Hardy to 25F

Size: To 12' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Broad leaves with spiny margins. Bright red flowers on terminal spikes to 4" wide.

History: 

Published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10(1): 207 in 1810.

Synonym Banksia purpurea Schx.

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