Originating in NSW heathlands this is a bushy coastal plant with beautiful banksia flowers. Its leaves are 2cm long, glossy, and green above but silvery below. It produces cylindrical, orange-yellow to orange-red flowers in autumn or winter. The plant grows to between 3-6m tall and 2-4m wide. This plant is a nectar, seed source and nesting site for birds.
Medium Trees & shrubs 3 - 7 metres
Moist temperate with hot summers,
Semi-arid with winter rain,
Moist temperate with warm summers,
Winter rains with dry summers