This form of Banksia ericifolia has unusual multiple flower spikes that mature into beautiful creamy white flowers with burgundy red styles. The flowers are prominently displayed above the green fine-leaved foliage.
The nectar rich flowers make it an excellent choice for attracting both insectivorous and honey-eating birds. It grows well in full sun with a free draining soil.
Genus: After Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820, botanist who travelled with Captain Cook.
Species: Having leaves similar to the genus Erica; from Greek, macro, large and anthos, flowered. Referring to the larger inflorescences of this subspecies.