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.
"Kanga paw" Light Pink Kangaroo Paw Family: Haemodoraceae Genus: Anigozanthos Species: manglesii Tropicals and Tender Perennials. suitable for xeriscaping. Flowers are good for cutting. Suitable for growing in containers.
Close-up of Inflorescence of Matchstick Banksia: Banksia cuneata [Family: Proteaceae] - an endangered plant from Western Australia. The matchstick-like appearance of individual flowers in the late-bud-stage gives rise to the common name.