Banksia plagiocarpa

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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. Strange Flowers, Unusual Flowers, Unusual Plants, Rare Flowers, Exotic Plants, Beautiful Flowers, Australian Native Garden, Australian Native Flowers, Australian Plants

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Banksia

Most Australian Banksia species grow in the non-topical parts of the continent. This means they do not have the adaptations to grow in a hot humid environment. Fortunately, there are a small number of banksias that will grow in tropical conditions, and even some that are truly at home in Far North Queensland. Curiously there…

 From mid summer to early winter Banksia plagiocarpa produces cylindrical flower spikes of an unusual colour for banksia, being mauve Native Australians, Drought Tolerant Landscape, Australian Plants, Seasonal Flowers, Growing Tree, Small Trees, Native Plants, Cactus Plants, Shrubs

Banksia plagiocarpa

This attractive shrub or small tree grows to about about 5m tall and has a short trunk covered with fissured, corky bark. From mid summer to early winter Banksia plagiocarpa produces cylindrical flower spikes of an unusual colour for banksia, being mauve

Close-up image of Banksia plagiocarpa fruits shows development of cones - 6 months after flowering Australian Plants, Native Plants, Botany, 6 Months, Wild Flowers, Seeds, Fruit, Recipe, Crafts

Banksia plagiocarpa

Close-up image of Banksia plagiocarpa fruits shows development of cones - 6 months after flowering

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A Hinchinbrook Banksia (Banksia plagiocarpa) about to flower in the garden at… Australian Native Flowers, Gift Bouquet, Cactus Plants, Brides, Wedding Flowers, February, Boards, Garden, Nature

A Hinchinbrook Banksia (Banksia plagiocarpa) about to flower in the garden at…

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Banksia plagiocarpa From Hinchinbrook, Qld Red turns to blue/grey Summer to autumn Blue Grey, Dandelion, Wedding Flowers, Autumn, Plants, Summer, Red, Flowers, Fall

Banksia plagiocarpa From Hinchinbrook, Qld Red turns to blue/grey Summer to autumn