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Banksia - These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads.

AUSTRALIAN NATIVE: Banksia - These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads.

✯ Banksia Coccinea, Western Australia

GOD IS SIMPLY AMAZING! Look at this. Banksia coccinea, Western Australia The Scarlet Banksia can still be found in a few nature reserves and national parks in the SW of Australia. It flowers in spring. It is to a minor extent grown for cut flowers, too.

One of our favourite native plants. Aussie grown, Aussie made! Yes, the banksia.

A wide variety of plants will be available at the Arboretum Fall Plant Sale, including Australian banksias and other members of the protea family, as well as native succulents such as Dudleya viscida.

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum) 'Scarlet Ribbon' grows in our garden.  www.theblinkwater.com

Pincushion Protea (Leucospermum) Scarlet Ribbon (protea plants only found in Aust & in Sth Africa)

Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around 74,000 individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific collection of Australian native plants in which the collection originates from plants sourced from the wild, accompanied by herbarium specimens for taxonomic study.

Eucalyptus ficifolia: Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra, the capital city of Australia. The garden supports a living collection of around individual plants arranged in 40 hectares of themed sections. It is the largest scientific colle

Red Wattlebird feeding on a Banksia flower by stochasticmotions on Flickr.

Red Wattlebird feeding on a Banksia flower. The red wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata), also known as barkingbird or gillbird, is a honeyeater; a group of birds found mainly in Australia and New Guinea

Gail Kellett's linocut titled "Banksia Marginata." Intricate use of cutting tools.

Think it's time to experiment with Linocut Gail Kellett - "Banksia Marginata" - Linocut

Banksia, c. 1925 Woodcut, 25 x 25 cm by Margaret Rose (MacPherson) Preston (1875-1963) Australia

1925 Woodcut, 25 x 25 cm by Margaret Rose (MacPherson) Preston Australia. Stage 5 students can use the printmaking practice of Australian Margaret Preston as a resource in a printmaking unit.

Baxter's Banksia, also known as Bird's Nest Banksia, is a species of shrub in the plant genus Banksia. It occurs naturally along the south coast of Western Australia between Albany and Esperance

baxteri (Birds Nest Banksia), a species used in the cut flower trade, cultivated near Colac, Victoria