Common buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) - Tiny, tubular, 5 lobed, fragrant white flowers appear in dense, spherical, long-stalked flower heads. Long, projecting styles give the flower heads a distinctively pincushion-like appearance.

Buttonbush blooms in July & August. Just picked up my free sapling from Shaw Park's Arbor Day celebration!

Preciososss!

The emu is the largest bird native to Australia and the only extant member of the genus Dromaius. It is the second-largest extant bird in the world by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich.

Rainbow Lorikeet in a Red Gum Tree in bloom. Australian native birds.

*AUSTRALIA ~ Red flowering gum tree with a rainbow lorikeet AustraliaItsBig

Red Wattlebird (Anthoahaera carunculata) feeding on a Banksia flower. Native to Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Red Wattlebird feeding on a Banksia flower. The red wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata), also known as barkingbird or gillbird, is a honeyeater; a group of birds found mainly in Australia and New Guinea

Love, in color

A pair of Rainbow Lorikeets - a species of parrot found in Australia, eastern Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.

Take a journey through an inspiring, lushly planted garden on a large sloping site.

A Tropical Oasis on the NSW North Coast

Take a journey through an inspiring, lushly planted garden on a large sloping site.

Wattle Bird

This is HER bush, the honey it makes is HERS.and is quite vocal about it. I work in the building behind, and when I go in, She yells at me.yep, that is what She does.

Australian Wattle Birds feast on the nectar from a Giant Spear Lily (Doryanthes excelsa).

Australian Wattle Birds feast on the nectar from a Giant Spear Lily (Doryanthes excelsa).

Red Wattlebird or Barking bird, Western Australia. By Vijay Chelsea

Red Wattlebird or Barking bird, Western Australia. By Vijay Chelsea

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