Rainbows and Red Collared Lorikeets on Flowering Gum - Painting Art by Elizabeth Cogley
Rainbows and Red Collared Lorikeets on Flowering Gum - Painting Art by Elizabeth Cogley - Nature Art & Wildlife Art - Australian Wildlife and Environmental Art in Mixed Media - Cogley Art
p.Grevillia - Pink Spider
Grevillia - Pink Spider. Known as “The Spider Flowers” they are amongst Australia’s most attractive group of plants. With a wide diversity of form, shape and size, they vary from prostrate, ground hugging plants, through different shrub types, to large, upright growing trees. The foliage is fascinating in its diversity of shape from small and simple to large and deeply divided. The unusual flowers, of which the pistil is the most conspicuous part, grow in a wide arrangement.
Banksia coccinea, Western Australia
The Scarlet Banksia of Southern Western Australia can still be found in a few nature reserves and national parks in the Southwest corner of Australia. It flowers in spring. It is to a minor extent grown for cut flowers, too. Asians reportedly refuse to believe that the flowers are real and examine them to find out how they have been made. The numerous honey-eaters, parrots and other birds of the region find banksia flowers a very attractive source of food. Most banksia flowers - the total of…