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  Banksias

Banksia marginata 'Honeysuckle'

Origin: Tas, Vic, NSW, SA, ACT. Tasmanian provenance.

Variable from low to medium shrub or small tree 3.0-5.0m height (can be smaller or taller). Width 2.0-3.0m. Growth rate medium. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen, bonsai. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun to partial shade. Very frost hardy. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Yellow flowers in Summer. Prune as required to shape. Will respond well to hard pruning.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Excellent cut flower. Good from coastal to highland areas.

Feature Codes: ABCEFHNOPQ
Seeds per gram: 180.

Banksia serrata 'Saw Leaf Banksia'

Origin: NW Tas, Vic, NSW, Qld. Tasmanian provenance.

Medium shrub to small tree 3.0-5.0m height. Width 2.0-3.5m. Evergreen. Growth rate medium. Use for screen, windbreak, specimen, bonsai. Any soil with fair drainage. Full sun to part shade. Moderately frost hardy hardy - tender when young. Very drought resistant once established. Very wind firm. Large yellow flower cones in Summer. Prune as required to shape. Will respond well to hard pruning.

Features: Bird attracting - honey eaters and parrots. Excellent cut flower. Highly ornamental trunk and branches.

Feature Codes: BCQ
Seeds per gram: 24.

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The feature codes used above are as follows:

A Coastal exposure; beach frontage, dunes or cliffs.  J Sub-alpine to alpine; Areas above montane, often treeless.
B Coastal heath; sandy soils, high wind exposure, low nutrient levels.  K Grasslands.
C Dry sclerophyll forest; rocky, poor soil types; very good drainage, low rainfall.  Ka Coastal dune systems.
D Riverbank and riparian; associated with streams and rivers.  Kb Lowland savannah; open grassland and grassy open forests.
E Widespread; distributed over much of the state.  Kc Montane grasslands, heaths and herbfields.
F Wet sclerophyll/eucalyptus forest; deep fertile soils; rainfall 1000-1500mm per year.  Kd Alpine tussock grasslands and herbfields.
G Temperate rainforest, myrtle forest; rainfall in excess of 1500mm per year.  N Frost hardy; tolerant of frosts to at least minus 7.0 degrees C.
H Montane; plateau vegetation including high altitude eucalyptus forests.  O Drought tolerant.
I Swamps and bogs.  P Shade tolerant; indicates tolerance of full or partial (P) shade.
Ia Coastal saltmarsh; dominated by succulents, grasses and sedges; very saline.  Q Edible; various plant parts.
Ib Brackish coastal and estuarine.  R Poisonous (where known).
Ic Freshwater swamps and soaks.  S Pioneer species.
Id Moving water (freshwater).  T Tolerant of poor drainage.
Ie Buttongrass sedgelands; poor drainage; high fire frequency; high rainfall.  U Salt tolerant.
If Alpine moors and bogs.  X Tasmanian endemic species.