Banksia formosa syn Dryandra formosa – Showy Dryandra seeds x5


Drought/Frost Hardy Lovely Blooms Evergreen Shrub

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Showy Dryandra

Banksia formosa syn Dryandra formosa

This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List

A shrub related to the Banksias and Grevilleas, the Dryandra family is only native to the southern areas of West Australia before it was combined with Banksia and Dryandra fell into disuse.

Preferring medium to heavy, gravelly soils in an open, sunny position, this drought and frost hardy, evergreen shrub reaches a height of 3.5 metres with a spread of 2 metres.

The stem is erect with an open-textured crown and woolly branches; the leaves are 20 cm long, stiff, slender, dark green, discolorous (upper and lower leaf surfaces are different) and divided to the mid-rib into saw-like segments. The flowers are globular and look almost a metallic orange-yellow, terminal and 3.5 cm across. These finely sculpted flower heads make good cut flowers.

Offered is a packet of 5 seeds with propagation notes to assist you to grow this unusual shrub.

All my seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Terms & Conditions.

Ole Lantana Seeds will not be responsible whatsoever for actions taken by the customer after receipt of the goods, this includes germination results, crop performance or loss as these are beyond the control of Ole Lantana Seeds.

International buyers are responsible for knowing their countries importation laws.

NOTE: In order to protect our existing stock from outside contamination, we do not accept returns.

Item specifics

Plant Habit: Shrub Common Name: Showy Dryandra
Climate: Dry, Sub-tropical, Temperate Season of Interest: Spring
Sunlight: Full Sun Watering: Medium
Genus: Banksia Plant Family: Proteaceae
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: formosa Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5 to 0 °C)


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