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Banksia paludosa Little Pal

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Banksia paludosa Little Pal Marsh Banksia, Swamp Banksia,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Shrubs Shrub Like, Spreading

Low growing native evergreen shrub with dark-green oval shaped foliage and large yellow bottlebrush-like flowers most of the year. Drought tolerant and suitable to coastal gardens. Grows approx 50cm tall x 1.2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Groundcover, Habitat, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Can handle a range of soil conditions and a front line coastal position. Feed early spring with a low phosphorus slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Proteaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Yellow
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: High