Hakea laurina. one of those strange Australian flowers.

Hakea laurina (Pin-cushion Hakea) is one of the most beautiful native plants of south-western Australia. In Italy and America its uses include street and hedge planting. by David Lade, via ShutterStock

Brislecone Pine

The trees of the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, in the White Mountains near Bishop, California, are the oldest living recorded organisms on Earth. Many of the trees are over years old, with the “Methuselah” tree dated at more than years old.

~~Cranbrook bell (Darwinia meeboldii) by cordiaczek~~

Cranbrook bell ~ Barbara Waldoch - Pixdaus (Darwinia meeboldii (Cranbrook Bell) is a shrub which is endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.

Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Would love a flowing gum in the yard somewhere! Ornamental weeping gum with white trunk and large red flowers that are produced in spring. Flowers from a mature "Silver Princess".

Australian wattle. Our national floral emblem.

Our national floral emblem. ALL OF THE ACACIA! Especially the flowering kind up along the boundary of the road near the creek

NHM-Eucalyptus

This oil is highly recommended in your first aid box due to its fast healing and remedial properties

Australia Native - Flannel flower.

Gentleness and sensitivity in touching, trust, openness, expression of feelings, joy in physical activity.

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. An Australian wildflower easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting cones" and heads. Despite the large number of flowers per inflorescence, only a few of them ever develop fruit. The fruit of Banksia is a woody follicle embedded in the axis of the inflorescence. These consist of two horizontal valves that tightly enclose the seeds.

Banksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. An Australian wildflower easily recognized by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting “cones” and heads.

Also know as Australian Tea Tree (leptospermum laevigatum), most of the 86 different Leptospermum species make desirable garden plants and are available with white, pink or red flower shades. Cultivars range in size from 3-26 feet, so read labels carefully to avoid extra pruning. Leaves are evergreen and small. Hardiest are L. scoparium, L. lanigerum, L. liversidgei, L. polygalifolium, and L. rupestre, all of which can tolerate temperatures to -18°F; others are sensitive to frost. They…

Leptospermum scoparium, Ruby Glow: New Zealand Tea Tree, cold and drought tolerant, blooms Winter to Spring, zones-unknown.

I love trees and my daughter posted this on her pinterest, so I am keeping in in my pins to think of her...tree of life✿❀

The beautiful ancient Angel Oak Tree in Angel Oak Park, on Johns Island, Southern Carolina. this Oak tree is well over 1800 yrs old. Travel and Photography from around the world.

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