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The scarlet banksia grows as an erect shrub or small tree, generally a...

wikipedia - 11 Sep 2016
The scarlet banksia grows as an erect shrub or small tree, generally around 2–4 m (6.6–13.1 ft) tall, with little lateral spread. However, it can reach 8 metres (26 ft) in height, particularly in the vicinity of Albany. The trunk is generally single at the base before branching, and covered with smooth grey bark that is 2–5 mm (0.079–0.197 in) thick and lacking in lenticels. Peaking in the summer months, the pinkish-brown new growth is densely hairy. The oblong, cordate or obcordate
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Australian plants arrive at Cornwall's Eden Project - 13 May 2017
Unheard of. These plants are quirky, odd and colourful, and people love them.” The new garden recreates two habitats of the region. Jarrah forest is a type of eucalyptus woodland, much of which has been decimated for timber, but which in its complete ...
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Banksias differ on resilience to climate change

Phys.Org - 27 Feb 2015
Seeds from the four Banksia species were collected from high-, medium- and low-rainfall natural populations in the SWAFR and subjected to a range of temperatures and moisture conditions. They found optimal germination was a delicate balance between ...
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The 2015 Huntington Ball

Pasadena Now - 18 Sep 2015
The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens held its 2015 Huntington Ball on Saturday evening, September 12, 2015. Hosted by the Rothenberg Family in honor of Jim Rothenberg's indomitable spirit, the black-tie gala brought together ...
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Wildflowers of the Great Southern

ABC Local - 22 Aug 2014
The ABC Great Southern wildflower photo competition has wrapped up for the year, and we had some stellar entries. Take a look through the gallery at wildflowers submitted by listeners and readers around the region. On roadsides, out in the paddocks ...
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What to plant in May | In the Green Room

Collie Mail - 17 May 2017
Small plants and shrubs: Coastal rosemary (Westringia dampieri), Grey cottonheads (Conostylus candicans), Kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos sp.), Grevillias, Pink rice flower (Pimelia ferruginea), Bookleaf (Daviesia cordata); Vines and creepers: Happy ...
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A little bit of Latin grows a long way

Otago Daily Times - 02 Jun 2011
A species' name may be in honour of a person - banksias commemorate plant collector Joseph Banks, who travelled with Captain James Cook - the plant's characteristics or its native name, as in alchemilla, a corruption of alkemelych, the Arabic name for ...
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The fine art of the first botanical painters

The Times - 12 Aug 2016
Exploring in South Africa's Cape region, Masson wrote of “hills enamelled with flowers”. I follow Sandra Knapp down a maze of corridors to the Cocoon, a climate-controlled pod containing the museum's collection of plant specimens. She pulls out a ...

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