Australian wildflowers / nature / Observations & Photowalks

Sunset in a flower

Not far from my home is a little reserve full of banksia trees growing in a limestone soil.

© Kell Rowe 2012 www.blackcurrantphotography.com.au

It probably gets ignored a lot of the time being beside a busy main road,  as it’s mainly just scrubby looking trees.

© Kell Rowe 2012 www.blackcurrantphotography.com.au

At the moment though, there are heaps of pretty banksias in bloom. And you really don’t get to experience the real beauty and intricacies of them unless you’re close up.

© Kell Rowe 2012 www.blackcurrantphotography.com.au

So colourful! Like a sunset.

Banksias are pretty much my favourite plant. I’ve been known to get a little obsessed with them, what with their pretty colours and variety of spiky leaves.

© Kell Rowe 2012 www.blackcurrantphotography.com.au

Banksia menziesii

© Kell Rowe 2012 www.blackcurrantphotography.com.au

This would look gorgeous on canvas.

They make me happy. And I’d take a big colourful bunch of native flowers over lillies or roses any day.


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Banksia earrings

These handmade banksia earrings ship with a matching 5×5″ metallic print.
http://www.blackcurrantshop.etsy.com

© Kell Rowe 2012 www.blackcurrantphotography.com.au

Banksia photo pendant.

Banksia photo pendant made from beautiful glossy paper and glass. www.blackcurrantshop.etsy.com

Please visit my Etsy shop for other fine art photographs and photo gifts.

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Banksia Brownii card

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Just before I go, I’d like to let you know about the new WA Street Team, a team of talented Western Australian artisans selling via Etsy. You can see our WordPress blog here – http://wastreetteam.wordpress.com/

Talk to you next time!

Kell =)

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