Banksia

Banksia, an iconic genus of flowering plants native to Australia, is celebrated for its unique, cone-shaped flower spikes and bold foliage. With around 173 species, Banksia offers diversity in size, shape, and color, making it a horticultural and ecological treasure. These hardy plants play a vital role in providing nectar and habitat to native fauna, including birds and insects.

Planting and Growing

To cultivate Banksia successfully, choose a sunny spot with well-drained soil. These plants thrive in dry conditions and prefer a Mediterranean-like climate. Proper spacing allows for their growth, and mulch helps retain moisture while suppressing weeds.

Caring and Maintenance

Banksia is relatively low-maintenance. Water young plants regularly until established, after which they become drought-tolerant. Avoid excessive pruning, as Banksia forms a lignotuber, a swollen woody base, which aids recovery from damage.

Popular Varieties

Popular Banksia varieties include Banksia Ericifolia Dwarf, Banksia Birthday Candles, Banksia Honeypots, Coastal Cushion, Banksia Integrifolia, Silver Banksia and much more.

Where to Buy Banksia Online?

For a diverse range of Banksia varieties and expert guidance, consider Online Plants, a renowned online plants nursery in Australia. Our extensive selection ensures you can find the perfect Banksia for your garden. We also provide fast delivery to Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Canberra and Brisbane, metropolitan and regional areas. 


Banksia Birthday Candles

Banksia Birthday Candles

Banksia Birthday Candles is a dwarf cultivar and produces golden orange candle-like flowers that are..

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Banksia Blechnifolia Fern Leaf Banksia

Banksia Blechnifolia Fern Leaf Banksia

Banksia blechnifolia, commonly known as the Fern Leaf Banksia, is a unique and striking Australian n..

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Banksia Ericifolia Dwarf, Heath Leaved Banksia

Banksia Ericifolia Dwarf, Heath Leaved Banksia

Banksia ericifolia, commonly known as Dwarf Heath Leaved Banksia, is a compact and attractive evergr..

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Banksia Ericifolia Heath Leaved Banksia

Banksia Ericifolia Heath Leaved Banksia

Banksia ericifolia, commonly known as Heath-leaved Banksia, is a captivating evergreen shrub native ..

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Banksia Honeypots

Banksia Honeypots

A low growing shrub to 60cm, with honey-colored flowers in autumn to early spring. 'Honeypots' ..

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Banksia integrifolia, Coastal Banksia

Banksia integrifolia, Coastal Banksia

A medium sized tree with rough, fissured, grey bark and dull green leaves. The Banksia integrifolia ..

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Banksia Integrifolia, Prostrate Coast banksia

Banksia Integrifolia, Prostrate Coast banksia

Are you an avid gardener or just beginning your journey in landscaping? Prostrate Coast Banksia is..

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Banksia Marginata, Silver Banksia

Banksia Marginata, Silver Banksia

A large, native shrub growing to 5mt high and 2.5mt wide. Showy yellow flowers in warmer months and ..

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Banksia Roller Coaster

Banksia Roller Coaster

Banksia Roller Coaster, is an awesome prostrate native for coastal areas.  Very vigorous and ha..

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Banksia Serrata Saw Banksia

Banksia Serrata Saw Banksia

Banksia Serrata, commonly known as the Saw Banksia, is a stunning Australian native shrub or small t..

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Banksia spinulosa, Hill Banksia

Banksia spinulosa, Hill Banksia

An attractive native shrub which grows 2-4mt high and 2-5mt wide. The upright flowers are set amongs..

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Banksia, Coastal Cushion

Banksia, Coastal Cushion

Banksia spinulosa 'Coastal Cushion' is a compact and low-growing Australian native shrub k..

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Banksia, Giant Candles

Banksia, Giant Candles

A hybrid of Banksia spiulosa and Banksia ericifolia. It is distinctive for its large orange flower s..

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Banksia Bird Song

Banksia Bird Song

Banksia Bird Song is a stunning flowering shrub native to Australia. Known for its unique banksia co..

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Banksia integrifolia Sentinel™

Banksia integrifolia Sentinel™

Banksia integrifolia Sentinel is a smaller shrub for use as a dense narrow flowering screen. Pr..

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