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

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

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Inflorescence of Banksia. These Australian wildflowers are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads. Banksia flowers are usually a shade of yellow, but orange, red, pink and even violet flowers also occur.

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.

Banksia ericifolia - Heath Banksia

Banksia ericifolia - Heath Banksia, one of the most beautiful banksias in Australia.

BANKSIA splendida. Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.

Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.

BANKSIA splendida. Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.

Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.

BANKSIA splendida. Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.

Native to Western Australia. Flowers have a pungent sweetish scent similar to that of many species of Banksia, there are two subspecies, with both yellow and maroon flowered plants occurring in each subspecies.

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