Young growth of Banksia lanata
Non-lignotuberous shrub, 0.5–1.5 m high. Flowers cream, brown, Oct–Jan. White or grey sand sometimes over laterite – distribution south of Geraldton in Western Australia.

Photo taken in Kings Park Perth Western Australia August 2010
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I live in beautiful Western Australia, where we are lucky to a wonderful diversity of wildflowers, many of which appear in my portfolio.

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  • hereforfun
    hereforfunabout 4 years ago

    lovely capture Mik, very pretty soft colours

  • Thanks Trudi

    – kalaryder

  • Elaine Teague
    Elaine Teagueabout 4 years ago

    This is a beautiful Kala. love the dusky pink tones of the flower. A fave.

  • Thank you Elaine, most kind

    – kalaryder

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 4 years ago

    I am from Vic. and so like the native plants, this is so pretty,,,,Shirley

  • Thank you, you have plenty over there too :)
    I am heading over to Melbourne soon and really looking forward to catching up with some friends again

    – kalaryder

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1about 4 years ago

    Beautiful shot

  • Thank you Shulie, I find these young growth so elegant

    – kalaryder

  • Lozzar Flowers & Art
    Lozzar Flowers...about 4 years ago

    Lovely capture.

  • Thank you :)

    – kalaryder

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 4 years ago

    Splendid image, Mik!

  • Thank you Bela.

    – kalaryder

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture Kala!

  • Thanks Cee, appreciated

    – kalaryder

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 4 years ago

    Make sure you bring your winter woollies, it is freezing and snow on the Alps.

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...about 4 years ago

    That is so beautiul and delicate! lovely photo!

  • Thank you

    – kalaryder

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 4 years ago

    Love the soft delicate appearance of the new growth!

  • Thank you Trish

    – kalaryder

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