Banksia robur

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Banksia robur or Swamp Banksia is a fast-growing Native Australian Shrub and is super adaptable to most garden situations. This little guy is called the Swamp Banksia because it is naturally found in damper parts of the bush. In the garden, he will handle a damp, boggy spot but will also adapt to suit those drier conditions. The leaves of this beautiful shrub are large glossy green on top and light green underneath with serrated edges. Large blue/green flower spikes appear from January to July and turn to a golden yellow when mature. He's a fast grower and will get to 1.5m tall in three years. 

Quick Facts: 

  • What to use me for: Great as a feature shrub 

  • I grow to: 1-2m high, 1-2m wide 

  • Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

  • Watering conditions: I like damp spots in the garden but can handle a dry spot if I get a light watering every once in a while
  • Soil Conditions: I can handle most soil types around Australia from damp to sandy.

  • My features: I am happy by the ocean and can even handle frosts once I am mature 

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

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