Grevillea banksii (Pink and White flowering forms)

Grevillea banksii (Pink and White flowering forms)

Red or dwarf silky oak

[optinlocker]Grevillea banksii is a highly variable species native to south-eastern Queensland.  It has dark green, deeply dissected leaves.  Flowers are typical Grevillea-type.  Metropolitan Tree Growers are growing grafted forms of this species with either red or white flowers.  The grafted form will typically grow to around 3.5 m tall and 1.5 m wide and will be highly advantageous where a fastigiated – short evergreen tree is required.[/optinlocker]

Typical mature height: 3.5m in Melbourne

Useful in: Parks and reserves

Sites for best growth: Reasonable drainage, frost free