Banksia spinulosa

Scientific name: Banksia spinulosa x ericifolia

Common name: 'Giant Candles'

Family: Proteaceae

 

Banksia spinulosa   

Location

Shrub  2.5 m tall, in the bed below the Mother Earth Statue.

Bed: 129; Grid: 8B10q
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A garden hybrid which arose spontaneously in the grounds of a Brisbane nursery but occasionally occurs in the wild on the central coast and central tablelands of NSW. Parent species are probably B. ericifolia var. ericifolia and B. spinulosa var. spinulosa. May grow to 5 m tall.

 

 

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