Heath Banksia

Scientific Name: 
Banksia ericifolia
Family Name: 
Proteaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
Also known as "Heath Banksia", the orange or red flowers look lovely against the foliage
Plant Height: 
1-3m
Plant Width: 
1-2m
Plant Use: 
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
All year
Of Interest: 
Fresh. Flowers contain sweet nectar which can be sucked or soaked in water for a sweet drink.
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Climate: 
Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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