Banksia ornata Tubestock
commonly known as desert banksia
Banksia ornata is usually a rounded shrub up to 3 metres high. The cylindrical flower spikes 50-140 mm long by 60-120 mm wide are yellow or greenish yellow in bud, aging to bronze and, like all banksias, are attractive to honey-eating birds. Flowering occurs in winter and spring.
It requires sandy, well drained soils in full sun or partial shade. It is is moderately frost hardy.
live plants can not be sent to W.A, N.T, Tasmania or overseas.