Banksia 'Giant Candles'

Medium shrub similar to B. ericifolia. Leaves entire, linear, margins rolled under. Flower spike deep orange, up to 40 cm long; summer and autumn. A hybrid that arose at the nsy of Sylvia Peach, Brisbane, probably B. ericifolia var. ericifolia × B. spinulosa var. spinulosa. Exceptional screening and bird plant. Further crosses have been made.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Proteaceae
genus        Banksia L.f.