Grass trees, Xanthorrea,    Australia

Grass trees, Xanthorrea, Australia (also called black boys or Balga Bushes)

Acorn Banksia, Banksia prionotes, Australia

Banksia prionotes, commonly known as Acorn Banksia or Orange Banksia, is a species of shrub or tree of the genus Banksia in the family Proteaceae. It is native to the southwest of Western Australia

"Kanga paw" Light Pink.  Family: Haemodoraceae  Genus: Anigozanthos   Species: manglesii   Tropicals and Tender Perennials.  Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping. Flowers are good for cutting.   Suitable for growing in containers.  Zone 9-11

"Kanga paw" Light Pink Kangaroo Paw Family: Haemodoraceae Genus: Anigozanthos Species: manglesii Tropicals and Tender Perennials. suitable for xeriscaping. Flowers are good for cutting. Suitable for growing in containers.

Matchstick Banksia (Banksia Cuneata) from a restricted area in south Western Australia (central Wheatbelt).

Matchstick Banksia: Banksia cuneata - From a restricted area in south Western Australia (central Wheatbelt).

Orange Christmas Tree  Western Australia

There are more than species of wildflowers in WA, making it the world’s largest collection of wildflowers. It’s a staggering sight to behold, especially when you consider of Western Australian wildflowers are found nowhere else on Earth.

Flying Duck Orchid

ANOTHER DUCK.The Flying Duck Orchid (Caleana major). It’s a small orchid, about 50 cm tall, that grows in eastern and southern Australia. It’s the most remarkable flower – it seriously looks just like a male duck in flight!

Grass Trees (#Xanthorrhoea) in the Victoria Valley, #Grampians, #Australia

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Wildflowers on Pinnacle track, Grampians National Park, Victoria, Australia

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