Australian Botanical prints by artist Maurice Hayler, designed to endure.
Our art is printed with care on Hahnemühle fine art archival paper with archival Epson UltraChrome pigment inks, good for at least 75 years. View all print and mat sizes here.
IMPORTANT and Please Note: that all orders received Tuesdays to Sundays are dispatched the following Monday. Every effort will be made to fulfill orders received on Mondays that same day, otherwise they will be dispatched next day Tuesday if we can’t make Monday in time.
We can process urgent and express orders on request.
Our flat prints are printed sheets, trimmed to size, with no mat or backing supplied..
We offer the following sizes:
5″ × 7″ (127mm × 178mm)
8″ × 10″ (203mm × 254mm)
A4 (203mm × 297mm)
You will see these options available via the Available Options radio buttons if in the Flat Prints section of our catalogue, or if you can see ‘Flat’ in the item’s title.
Our matted prints are the same printed sheets, but come with archival mat and backing..
These come in the following sizes:
5″ × 7″ in a white 8″ × 10″ mat (outer dimensions are 203mm × 254mm)
8″ × 10″ in a white 12″ × 14″ mat (outer dimensions are 305mm × 356mm) (please note this is a non-standard size: read more here)
A4 in a white 12″ × 16″ mat (outer dimensions are 305mm × 406mm)
You will see these options available via the Available Options radio buttons if in the Matted Prints section of our catalogue, or if you can see ‘With Mat and Backing’ in the item’s title.
Meaning of name:
Banksia, after Sir Joseph Banks (1743–1820), an English naturalist and botanist who accompanied (then) Lieutenant James Cook on the Endeavour in 1768–1771, and who did much to bring Australian botany to the European world
ashbyi, after Eric Asby who collected the type form
Banksia ashbyi is the most northern Banksia in Western Australia. There are two subspecies:
- B. ashbyi subsp. boreoscaia from the north grows as a sprawling 2m (6.5 feet) high shrub, and is resistant to fire as it has a lignotuber
- B. ashbyi subsp. ashbyi from the south grows to an 8m (26 feet) tree and lacks a lignotuber, making it susceptible to fire
The orange flower spikes reach 150mm high by 90mm wide (6 inches by 3.5 inches) and appear from September until November. These large and striking flowers make Banksia ashbyi highly desirable, both in the cut flower industry and as an ornamental plant.
This print features in the Banksia Flower Collection 1 triptych collection.