Banksia marginata Cav.

Silver Banksia, Honeysuckle

Family: Proteaceae

Genus: Banksia

Category: Shrub

Size: 6' tall to 35' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Shrub or small tree. Leaves to 2.5" long, dark green above, white and hairy below, serrated margins. Pale yellow flowers in cylindrical spikes to 4" long.

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Published in Anales Hist. Nat. 1(3): 227 in 1800.

Synonyms Banksia australis R.Br., Banksia depressa R.Br., Banksia insularis R.Br., Banksia patula R.Br., Banksia hypoleuca Hoffmanns., Banksia marginata var. humilis Meisn., Banksia marginata var. microstachya (Cav.) Sims, Banksia microstachya Cav., Banksia microstachya var. marginata (Cav.) Domin., Banksia australis var. depressa (R.Br.) Hook.f., Banksia depressa var. subintegra Meisn.

Native to southeastern Australia.


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