Banksia coccinea, Western Australia
The Scarlet Banksia of Southern Western Australia can still be found in a few nature reserves and national parks in the Southwest corner of Australia. It flowers in spring. It is to a minor extent grown for cut flowers, too. Asians reportedly refuse to believe that the flowers are real and examine them to find out how they have been made. The numerous honey-eaters, parrots and other birds of the region find banksia flowers a very attractive source of food. Most banksia flowers - the total of…
GREVILLEA SUPERB - Garden Express
Grevillea Superb (Grevillea hybrid) is a medium shrub with large flowers in a blend of salmon apricot and lemon throughout most of the year. Grevilleas are evergreen plants ranging from small shrubs to large trees. Their foliage may be either broad needle or fern like. The flowers are fragrant in some varieties and are are either in spider toothbrush or large brush-like form. An excellent plant to attract birds and butterflies to your garden. Grevilleas like a sunny position in well drained…
Pink Protea Proteaceae flower Greeting Card for Sale by Leah-Anne Thompson
Pink Protea Proteaceae flower Greeting Card for Sale by Leah-Anne Thompson. Our premium-stock greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and can be personalized with a custom message on the inside of the card. All cards are available for worldwide shipping and include a money-back guarantee.
Kitchen protea #605
Daily painting #605 6"x8" oil on primed canvas panel A share from my kitchen today....and for a change it is not food! A little bit of pretty from my house to yours...have a beautiful day! Purchase paintings at Heidi Shedlock Fine Art (Click on the highlighted writing to view gallery of available daily paintings and for all purchased details)
Eucalyptus sideroxylon - Wikipedia
Eucalyptus 'Fawcett's Pink'; Eucalyptus sideroxylon, or Mugga, Red Ironbark or Mugga Ironbark, is a small to medium-sized or occasionally tall tree. The bark is persistent on the trunk and large branches, hard and deeply furrowed, dark grey to black, with upper limbs smooth and whitish.
‘Purple’ by aabzimaging
'Purple' by aabzimaging. Although a common wildflower of Western Australia, this species (Cut-Leaf BanksiaBanksia praemorsa) is only to be found around Albany. Equipment: CANON 5D, SIGMA 105mm f2.8 MACRO This image has won the following RB...
JoyZine - Australia Decoded: A Dictionary of Australian English: B-2
Example from Dictionary: barking spider - Selenoismia Cresipes, an Australian tarantula. Their rasping, supposedly bark-like sound is produced by rubbing their palps over their fangs as a warning when they are disturbed. The largest are found in Queensland. With a 60mm body and a leg span of 160mm, this spider is nearly as large as a man's hand.