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Australian wattle. Our national floral emblem.

Australian wattle. Our national floral emblem.

Banksia Integrifolia cone: Australian flower (well it WAS) | by Allyeska. Lots of these around our beaches and heaths.

Banksia Integrifolia cone: Australian flower (well it WAS)

The banksia integrifolia flower after it has expired... revealing the gorgeous 'spine' of the flower which turns into this lovely banksia cone. I've been fascinated with these cones since i was a kid. i love the patterns of these "Big Bad Banksia Men". borrowed friends Nikon D70

Banksia Occidentalis - February Flowers

February Flowers

What's flowering in February? February is a bridge between seasons, with availability of some late summer flowers as well as some early autumn blooms. The first thing I notice as a grower is that the Protea Pink Ice begin to bloom again in larger numbers. They look fresh and clean as their autumn flush begins towards the end of February. Protea Pink Ice available in good quantities in February They are a great flower adding colour with their pink outer bracts and purple centres, but also…

weeping bottlebrush. During our circumnavigation, I saw these bottlebrushes all over Australia. Love them!

weeping bottlebrush. During our circumnavigation, I saw these bottlebrushes all over Australia. Love them!

SIGHT AND SOUND (birds): Pink Grevillea Flowers

SIGHT AND SOUND (birds): Pink Grevillea Flowers

Anigozanthos ~ ~ Kangaroo Paw is the common name for a group of Australia rhizomatous herbaceous perennials.. This genus is in the Haemodoraceae, primarily restricted to the southern Hemisphere. (Lophiloa - a small perennial bog plant is found in the eastern USA). The bird pollinated flowers are tubular and split lengthwise with the 6 lobed "claws" being on the upper side of the flower. Often theses flowers are brilliantly colored and are sometimes clothed by contrasting colored hairs.

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Red Flowering Gum at Waikawa Marina in Waikawa, Marlborough, New Zealand • photo: Sid Mosdell on Flickr

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missfairyblossom: “ Red Flowering Gum at Waikawa Marina in Waikawa, Marlborough, New Zealand • photo: Sid Mosdell on Flickr ”

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f. Australian Wild Gum Blossom

Click here www.theshortcollection.com.au/Australian-Flowers for information on the Australian Wild Gum Blossom. Buy a Handmade greeting card with this photo for just $4.50 delivered.

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Gum-nuts .... The hard woody flower and seed capsules of trees of the genus Eucalyptus.

Gum-nuts .... The hard woody flower and seed capsules of trees of the genus Eucalyptus.

Purple kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos) by Stephen Brennan

Spotlight: Kangaroo Paw - Plant Propaganda

Kangaroo paws, or Anigozanthos, come in a wide range of colors beyond the typical red and yellow, including pink, white, green, "velvet" and even black.