Banksia hybrid “Bird Song”Commonly know as: Bird Song
- Pot Sizes: 150 & 200 mm
- Growth Habitat: MS
- Flowering Times: SPR/SUM/AUT
“Bird Song” is a wonderful new, small growing hardy hybrid Banksia. During autumn and winter it prolific with classic Banksia candle flowers thoughout the plant. As an added bonus it is a highly adaptable plant with beautiful shiny green foliage.
Honeyeaters find this wonderful plant hard to resist and congregate en masse thoughout the flowering season giving it it’s name sake of “Bird Song”. As well it looks great planted in mixed gardens, makes a wonderful informal hedge or as a mass planting to create a swathe of burnt red/yellow candles.
“Bird Song” grows and flowers best in a well drained soil in a full sun position. If the soil is poorly drained a raised garden bed is recommended. Alternatively “Bird Song” makes a fine pot specimen, using a premium Australian native potting mix.
“Bird Song” is a hardy plant tolerating extended dry periods and frosty conditions. After establishment in the ground, “Bird Song” requires no extra watering.