Banksia occidentalis

Red Swamp Banksia

Family: PROTEACEAE

Genus: Banksia

Species: occidentalis

Origin: Busselton and Surrounds

Soil Preferences: Peaty Sand, Sand, Swamps

Tolerances: Freshwater, Moderately Lime Tolerant, Moist Soil, Saline Moist, Salt

Plant Uses: Bird Attracting - Honeyeaters, Bird Attracting - Insect Eaters, Bird Attracting - Seed Eaters, Bonsai, Container Plant, Cut Flowers, Floral Art, Interesting Buds or Fruit, Screening, Windbreak

Growth Forms: Large Shrubs/Small Trees

Size Range: 5-8m

Lifespan: Perennial

Flowering Times: Autumn, Spring, Summer

Flowering Months: 01 Jan, 02 Feb, 03 Mar, 04 Apr, 05 May, 09 Sep, 10 Oct, 11 Nov, 12 Dec

Flowering Colours: Orange, Red, Yellow

Wholesale Availability:   Unavailable for wholesale ordering at this time. May be available for purchase at the Nursery.

Image Credits

  • Banksia occidentalis Akos Kokai - CC BY 2.0