Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
APPLICANT:Rod & Robyn Parsons
ORIGIN: This selection was chosen due to its flower colour from a garden plant raised by seed.
DISTINCTIVE CHARACTERS: The foliage of 'Golden Girl' is a more blue-grey than most ericifolia forms, the often hidden flowers are large, squat and golden yellow. Very erect and ascending foliage habit.
COMPARATOR/S: Banksia ericifolia 'Red Rover' has smaller leaves and red flowers.
Fairly dense, medium shrub
Size 1.5m to 1.8mH x 1.5mW
Flower Colour: Golden yellow
Flower Size: to 200mm x 120mm diameter
Flowering time: April-Sep
Leaves (foliage colour and size): Blue-Green 2mm x 15mm long
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1995
Flowers: middle ca 18A
Base: variable 175B
FROSR HARDINESS: Medium
DROUGHT HARDINESS: Medium
YEARS IN CULTIVATION: The cultivar has been tested since introduction in 2003 to various nurseries thoughout Australia
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 5th November, 2010