Banksia hookerina (2)

kalaryder

Singleton Western Australia, Australia

Artist's Description

Banksia hookerina or Hooker’s Banksia is found naturally from Geraldton to Shark Bay in Western Australia. It is a 2-3m tall shrub with attractive grey foliage and orange-brown bark, with young growth has a coating of pale grey gdown. The leaves are 10-12cm logn, very narrow with small triangular teeth cut almost to the middle. Conical flowerheads around 8cm long almost as wide open mainly from late winter into summer are are goldenyellow with white down on the unopened buds. (Australian Nativ Plants, Random House)
Found in Kings Park Perth, Western Australia
Featured in Blooms (All Seasons) Group 19/10/11

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