Parrot Bush Synonym: Dryandra sessilis
Banksia sessilis (var. sessilis) used to be named Dryandra sessilis var sessilis. Growing locally we also have the species Banksia sessilis var. cordata (P4) which grows from Cape Naturaliste around the coast to Albany.
Origin: Busselton and Surrounds
Soil Preferences: Granite, Gravel, Laterite, Sand
Tolerances: Dieback Disease, Drought Tolerant, Heavy Soils, Moderately Lime Tolerant
Plant Uses: Bee Friendly, Honey or pollen, Bird Attracting, Bird Attracting - Black Cockatoos, Bird Attracting - Honeyeaters, Bird Attracting - Insect Eaters, Container Plant, Cut Flowers, Dieback Resistant, Feature Tree, Floral Art, Insect attracting, Interesting Buds or Fruit, Interesting and Attractive Foliage, Possum Friendly, Prickly, Screening, Windbreak
Growth Forms: Large Shrubs/Small Trees
Size Range: 5-8m
Flowering Times: Autumn, Spring, Winter
Flowering Months: 04 Apr, 05 May, 06 Jun, 07 Jul, 08 Aug, 09 Sep, 10 Oct, 11 Nov
Flowering Colours: Cream, Yellow
Wholesale Availability: Unavailable for wholesale ordering at this time. May be available for purchase at the Nursery.