Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads.


  • Suitable for: shelterbelt/revegetation, bird attracting, I

  • Tolerates: frost, snow well-drained

  • Soil: dry or well-drained

  • Height: 1-7m



C. LITTORALIS (black she oak)

  • Suitable for: 

  • Tolerates: frost

  • Soil: dry or well-drained

  • Height: 6-12m

C. CUNNINGHAMIANA (river she oak)

  • Suitable for: shelterbelt/revegetation, F

  • Tolerates:

  • Soil: wet riparian

  • Height: 12-30m