Return to the Oz Garden Gallery Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Banksia.

Posted by funnelweb NSW Aust (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 10, 14 at 4:38

Given that this page has been a bit inactive lately, I thought I might as well stick in this banksia which I think is B. Marginata but I've lost the label. I also took this one today.

Regards
B.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Banksia.

Lovely.
I come here to look every day.
Glad I did.
We are still a little coo,l this spring, but saw the first primula and snowdrop, yesterday..


 o
RE: Banksia.

Gee, funnelweb, you call THAT a Banksia? :>;

This is one outside my front door in frosty Mudgee. The common B. integrifolia, but a long way from its natural coastal habitat. I love that it carries flowers in every stage of their lives, from just opening, through to the older seed cones...


 o
RE: Banksia.

I think you've missed the point, shax...., my purpose, as always, is to portray the delicacy, intricacy and fleeting beauty of the inflorescence of Australian native flora; not the often untidy, ramshackle sprawl particularly reminiscent of many banksias. To further emphasise my point I'll include here one I showed a year or so ago on this page: B. coccinea. I was lucky with this one, I got 5 years out of the plant. Now while the bush (small tree) is not so visually attractive, the leaves are. Experts'll tell you it is virtually impossible to grow in the Eastern states. I grew it just west of Tweed Heads, NSW.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Oz Garden Gallery Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here