Ancient Banksia - rugged, resilient warriors of from rainforests to sandy coastal plains

Australian Native Banksia Flower, Western Australia. 400x500mm Oil on Canvas $500AUD
There are 170 species of the Banksia Proteaceae family that grow around Australia from rainforest to scrubland in forms from shrubs to tall trees.. There hardly leathery leaves and strong flowers stay on the plant for a long time and often several generation are still attached to the plant at one time in varying stages of decay.