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Swamp Banksia

Swamp Banksia

Banksia robur

Regular price $4.50 AUD
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Plant Details
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Care Information

Expected Height Range:

2 m - 3 m

Spread Range:

2 m - 3 m

Preferred positioning:

Full sun, Partial sun, and Partial shade

Common uses:

Cut flowers, Specimen plant, and Robust/Hardy

Flower Season/s:

Summer and Spring

Flower Colour/s:

Plant life cycle:



Primarily found along coastal areas of Eastern Australia, including parts of Queensland and New South Wales. Can be found thriving in swampy areas, wetlands and along the banks of streams and rivers. In addition to wetlands and watercourses has also been found in heathlands and coastal plains.

Leaf information:

Large, glossy, textured leaves that are dark green on top with a whitish underside

Preferred Soil:

Prefers well-drained soils but is particularly tolerant of moist to wet conditions

With unique, vibrant green-blue flowers and large, glossy leaves this plant adds textural interest and unique colour to the garden. Highly regarded for its ability to attract a wide range of wildlife, including birds and bees alike. As the name might suggest it is highly tolerant to wet conditions, making it a suitable choice for areas in the garden that are prone to moisture or around natural water features.

Care Considerations:

Some watering during extended periods of dry may be required, but generally quite drought tolerant once established. A slow release, low phosphorus native plant fertiliser can be used to encourage growth and flowering.
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