Plant of the Month: Banksia menziesii dwarf

Our Plant of the Month for February is the Banksia menziesii dwarf commonly known as  Dwarf Firewood Banksia. This small showy Banksia has thick woolly branches and serrated dark green leaves. It produces a profusion of stunning pink/red flowers during Autumn and Winter. The Banksia menziesii dwarf makes a spectacular show in your garden and is suitable for shrubberies,  for use as a small windbreak and is great for cut flowers and floristry. It grows well in a sunny position in well drained soil and will tolerate drier conditions and light frost. The flowers will attract nectar feeding birds to your garden.