Banksia integrifolia, Coast Banksia, Coast Honeysuckle. Immature tree
Immature tree

Banksia integrifolia

Coast Banksia, Coast Honeysuckle
Family: Proteaceae
Origin: Queensland, Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSeaside, salt tolerant plant

A tall shrub to a small tree with yellow flowers. Plants may grow to 82ft, but are often smaller. The leaves are shiny dark green above and silvery underneath and broadly elongate, the margin are usually smooth, but sometimes irregularly serrated at the top. New growth is covered in short silvery hairs. The pale yellow flowers open from late summer to winter. This hardy Banksia grows very well in coastal areas and can tolerate salt spray. Plants are frost tolerant.

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