Western Australian Native Plants

Western Australian wildflowers are renowned as being one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in the world. The rugged landscape comes alive with a blaze of brilliant colours and lush scents from June to November. For six picturesque months, a whopping 12,000 plant species carpet the state with their vivid beauty - and endless varieties are still being discovered! And over 60% of these species are found nowhere else in the world.
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pitcher plants

this is beautiful . a pitcher plant; best idea is the bottle they are in! Very creative and practical for this plant!Research the requirements of each species. Carnivorous pitcher plants can be found all over the world.

pitcher plant

Carnivorous Pitcher Plant of the genus Nepenthes. It is found around South East Asia and the Indian Ocean. Insects and others are lured to their death, tempted by a good meal, only to become one. The pointy red bits are called 'teeth'.

Alternative Gardning: How to root a sweet potato for planting

How to Root a Sweet Potato for Planting. We have several small sweet potatoes in glasses on our kitchen window sill. I can't wait to plant them. try this year to show and maybe next year for growing potatoes

Thelymitra macrophylla X canaliculata - Thelymitra is a terrestrial orchid genus found in Australia (50 species); New Zealand (a dozen species); New Caledonia (2) and the odd one in Timor, Java, and The Philippines. Thelymitra's are known as 'Sun Orchids' because of their tendency to only open on sunny days, closing at night and during cold and cloudy weather. The blue Thelymitra's can be quite un-believable when one comes across them in the bush, as true-blue orchids are so rare in nature.

Thelymitra macrophylla X canaliculata - Thelymitra is a terrestrial orchid genus found in Australia species); New Zealand (a dozen species); New Caledonia and the odd one in Timor, Java, and The Philippines. Thelymitra's are known as 'Sun Orch

Golden Shower (bossiaea linophylla), Balingup, Western Australia | Pete on Flickr

Golden Shower (bossiaea linophylla), Balingup, Western Australia ~ Photo by Peter Matthews

Cornus alba 'Sibirica' underplanted with Carex morrowii 'Fisher's Form' in Winter in the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.

GAP Gardens - Cornus alba 'Sibirica' underplanted with Carex morrowii 'Fisher's Form' in Winter in the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. - Image No: 0133323 - Photo by Matt Anker

Tecticornia bulbosa, formerly known as Halsosarcia bulbosa. Native to Western Australia, vulnerable to extinction.

Tecticornia bulbosa, formerly known as Halsosarcia bulbosa. Native to Western Australia, vulnerable to extinction and they look like marshmallows on a stick!

Pitcher Plants.

Plants That Look Extraterrestrial

✯ Kangaroo Paws

My photo for the day, some Kangaroo Paw flowers from my garden. I love how bright and fuzzy they are

Rabbit Ears Orchid. Anglesea. Australia

This is another of my favourite orchids, rabbitears. You can see why it is called this if you look at the shadow- it looks just like a rabb.

Xanthorrhoea minor.Small grass tree. It is an Australian native grass-like plant that does not develop an above ground trunk. sun or dappled shade. The plant also makes an excellent container specimen.

It is an Australian native grass-like plant that does not develop an above ground trunk. sun or dappled shade. The plant also makes an excellent container specimen.

Bushy Needlewood (Hakea decurrens) Native and widespread in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania in Australia.

Bushy Needlewood (Hakea decurrens) Native and widespread in NSW, Victoria and Tasmania in Australia.

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