Ptilotus is derived from the Greek, ptilon, meaning down or feathers, a reference to the appearance of the flowers across this genus. This exaltatus species is widespread from the eastern agricultural districts around the Norseman in Western Australia, then northward through most of the state, east into the Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, and south-east into South Australia. But because its domain is predominantly arid germination occurs in conjunction with the right type of seasonal conditions. Even then the appearance of the actual plant and the volume of plants vary enormously. In a poor season it may only reach a few centimetres high with just 1 or 2 flowers per plant while in a very good year it can grown a metre high, with each plan having dozen or more stalks each bearing a flower, and set within a carpet of other plants and flowers. It grows well in disturbed ground and where there is good run-off water and therefore often grows along the sides of roads.
Helen Ansell Fine Art Paper Prints are now available as giclée quality prints using Fine Art smooth paper 220gsm. Using archival ink, all have a lightfastness under glass and away from direct sunlight of greater than 200 years. Fine Art Paper Prints available in three sizes:
- Small – 30 x 30cm including white border of 5cm (made to fit a 30 x 30cm frame) – Actual image size is 20x20cm.
- Medium – 40 x 40cm including white border of 5cm – Actual image size is 30x30cm.
- Large – 50 x 50cm including white border of 5cm – Actual image size is 40x40cm.
Helen Ansell fine art prints are proudly printed in Australia.
*Please allow up to 6 business days for your purchase to be posted. Because each print is made to order just for you, we require time to print and post your beautiful Australian fine art print.
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