Burdett’s Banksia, Western Australia

Burdett’s Banksia [Banksia burdettii; Family: Proteaceae], Western Australia-design could be beautifully adapted as an evening dress and cap.

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

Inflorescence of Banksia

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

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.

Scarlet banksia flowers, Banksia coccinea, Fitzgerald River National Park, Australia. Photo: Frans Lanting

Banksia coccinea, commonly known as the Scarlet Banksia, Waratah Banksia or…

Banksia flower

Banksia -The "big bad" Banksia Men are the villains in the story of 'Snugglepot and Cuddlepie' and are modelled on the appearance of aged Banksia "cones", By Australian author May Gibbs.

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern Australia. Widely distributed, it is found as an understorey plant in open dry forest or heathland from Victoria to northern Queensland, generally on sandstone though sometimes also clay soils. It generally grows as a small shrub to 2 metres (7 ft) in height, though can be a straggly tree to 6 metres (20 ft).

The Hairpin Banksia (Banksia spinulosa) is a species of woody shrub, of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family, native to eastern 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.

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