The Banksia is one of Australia’s iconic flowering plants. Popularised as the
‘bad Banksia Man’ in May Gibbs’ stories of ‘Snugglepot and Cuddlepie’, they are
easily recognisable with their characteristic flower spikes and the fruiting
Established in gardens and parks around the country, the plant can
range from a prostrate woody shrub to trees growing up to 30 metres high.
A great plant that also attract a variety of wildlife, especially in the bush
where they form an important part of the food chain. With the modern techniques
of cultivation, they have become an important part of the nursery and cut flower