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Acorn Banksia

Genus: Banksia
Species: prionotes
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A fast-growing large, bushy shrub or small tree that grows to about 10 metres high. Features long toothed, serrated like green leaves with spectacular white-silver woolly buds, which flower orange in autumn and attract birds over much of the year.

Can be pruned after flowering. Seed grown plants usually flower in 3 to 5 years. A dwarf form is also occasionally available.

Pronunciation: Bank-seeya