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Banksia ericifolia 'Red Rover'

Banksia 'Red Rover'

ACC 1345

APPLICANT; Rod & Robyn Parsons

FAMILY: Proteaceae

ORIGIN: Selected for unusual flower colour

DISTINCTIVE CHARACTERS: The tight knit foliage is a little more lime green than most ericifolia forms, the ascending branchlets more sparse than dense, the terracotta red flowers are quite conspicuous when in flower.

COMPARATOR/S: Banksia ericifolia 'Golden Girl' has larger leaves and yellow flowers

HABIT DESCRIPTION:

A moderately dense, medium upright shrub
Size - 2mH x 1.5m W
Flower Colour - Terracotta red
Flower Size - to 250mm long x 100mm diameter
Flowering time - April-Sep
Leaves (Foliage colour) - Bright mid Green 1mm wide x 10mm long

COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1995

Stigma: Base 22A with graduation to middle 53A

FROSR HARDINESS: Medium

DROUGHT HARDINESS: Medium

YEARS IN CULTIVATION: Has the cultivar been tested Since introduction in 2004 at various east coast locations

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 5th November, 2010