Another low growing species from the south west corner of Western Australia, Banksia arctotidis is a prostrate form with interesting ferny foliage.
The foliage is described as pinnate with a strong mid rib. Flowers are held well down in the foliage, small and creamy brown in colour.
This is species with a strong lignotuber, it can survive tough conditions.
It would make an excellent plant for a rock garden and is perhaps underused by gardeners.
This species is not readily available for sale.
- Botanical Name : Banksia arctotidis
- Common Name :
- Family : Proteacae
- Soil : Well drained
- Position: Full sun
- Flowers : Creamy Brown
- Flowering Time : Spring
- Foliage : Mid Green.
- Height: To 1ft (.3m) often less
- Spread: To 1m (3ft)
- Drought tolerant : Yes