|These trees and shrubs are native to Australia, and have been garden favorites there since the 19th century. Popular in the southern United States, their spikes of yellowish to reddish flowers turn into woody, cylindrical, conelike spikes of fruit. Will not tolerate frost, so plant against a wall or where they have shelter from evergreen or other woodland trees. Several are known for tolerating temperate coastal conditions.
Its toothed leaves are bronzy-brown when young. Four-inch-long lemon-yellow flower spikes hang down from branches.
Attributes - Banksia lemanniana
Plant Type: Shrub
Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Early Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: 3 ft. to 12 ft.
Width: 12 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11
Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.
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