Banksia Integrifolia cone: Australian flower (well it WAS)
The banksia integrifolia flower after it has expired... revealing the gorgeous 'spine' of the flower which turns into this lovely banksia cone. I've been fascinated with these cones since i was a kid. i love the patterns of these "Big Bad Banksia Men". borrowed friends Nikon D70
Hakeas: different species and how to grow them
Hakeas are an Australian native plant species and a part of the extensive Proteaceae family. There are over 140 species of hakea, with the majority occurring in the southwest of Western Australia. Learn more about hakeas and how to grow them.
There is such an explosion of colour on the farm at this time of year. As the weather gets colder, the colours seem to get brighter. "Natives" are such great winter flowers with a surprising variety of colours and textures. Leucadendrons change colour as they come into "flower" which is often over winter and spring. While some are a rich deep maroon or red throughout the rest of the year, in winter they change colours. Safari Sunset lives up to its name and changes to a vivid pink with…
Flannel Flowers: A Symbol of Purity
Did you know Flannel Flowers, a popular Australian native wildflower, has became sought after as a symbol of purity in many festival and religious ceremonies? These dainty flowers have a daisy-like appearance with a raised textured center. Each bloom has 10 or more floppy petals that are soft and feel just like 'flannel'. Some varieties of flannel flowers have petals with light grey-green tips, but for the most part, the flowers are white. The leaves are silver-grey and velvety in texture as…
Carla Bosch - Abundant Life- Acrylic - Painting entry - March 2018 | BoldBrush Painting Competition
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Archive of Paintings and Works on Paper by Mark Godwin
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