The striking Butterfly-Spider Orchid (Arachnorchis lobata; Formerly: Caldenia lobata) - Stirling Ranges, Western Australia. Captivating and seductive, these stunning macro-photos show the orchid flowers as they charm the animals around them - as featured in the September issue of Austrlalian Geographic.- Picture: Australian Geographic/ Esther Beaton- Australian Geographic | 50 shades of orchid
Grevillea Superb - A medium shrub with large flowers in with a blend of salmon, apricot and lemon through out most of the year. Evergreen drought hardy shrubs with attractive foliage and masses of flowers. Bird attracting. Ideal for a small hedge or screen (plant 1m apart for a hedge). It can grow in full sun to part shade position.
Banksia coneBanksia is a genus of around 170 species in the plant family Proteaceae. These Australian wildflowers and popular garden plants are easily recognised by their characteristic flower spikes and fruiting "cones" and heads. When it comes to size, banksias range from prostrate woody shrubs to trees up to 30 metres tall.
Hardenbergia violacea (Happy wanderer). Australian native climber. Vigorous climbing habit, useful plant for covering pergolas, trellises and fences or used as a spreading ground cover. Its leaves are glossy green in colour and the flowers are a rich violet-mauve in colour. They are borne profusely from winter to early spring. Prefers a full sun to part shade position. Grows 2m high x 2m wide.
Calochilus robertsonii - A warm to cool growing terrestrial from Eastern Australian and New Zealand that flowers there from fall through winter on a 12" [30 cm] long, robust inflorescence with 2 bracts and up to 15 flowers. Flower Size 1" (2.5cm)