Mid-October Wildflower update

Wow time has flown by and it is over halfway through Spring! With the warmer weather this spring, our wildflowers here in Perth have just gone past the peak. But they are only just past the peak flowering and most flowers are still showing their glorious colours.

The daisies in the Wandoo woodlands are at there most brilliant and dazzling in white and yellow! There are also patches of Blue Lechenaultia along the road verges in the Darling Ranges and Wandoo Woodlands. The gorgeous yellow Common Popflowers are also along some verges in the Wandoo woodlands.

There are carpets of yellow and white Daisies on the floor of the Wandoo woodlands in mid to late October.

Some of the beautiful flowers that have been out in the last week are:

The Little Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos bicolor) flowers in Spring.
Calothamnus torulosus is a small shrub which flowers in Spring.
Diplolaena drummondii flowers from July to November and is a small shrub.
Pink Enamel Orchid (Elythrathera emarginata)
Pink Enamel Orchid (Elythrathera emarginata) flowers in September to December.
Variegated Featherflower (Verticordia huegelii) flowers from September to November.
Queen Trigger Plant (Stylidium affine) flowers from October to November.
White Candles (Stackhousia monogyna) flowers in spring.
White Candles (Stackhousia monogyna) flowers in spring.
Common Smokebush (Conospermum stoechadis)
Common smokebush (Conospermum stoechadis) flowers in July to December.
Caladenia Splendens
Splendid White Spider Orchid (Caladenia splendens) flowers in spring.
Drosera hyperostigma is a herb that flowers in October and November.
Sphaerolobium medium has very showy yellor or orange flowers from August to November.
Grey Cottonheads (Conostylis candicans) flowers from July to November.
Blue Lady (Thelymitra crinita) flowers September to December.
Blue China Orchid (Cyanicula gemmata) flowers from September to October.
Calytrix sylvana is a small shrub that flowers from August to October
Purple Enamel Orchid (Elythranthera brunonis)
Purple Enamel Orchid (Elythranthera brunonis) flowers August to October.

There will be plenty of beautiful wildflowers to enjoy in the Perth area in glorious spring weather over the next few weeks. It’s well worth visiting the bush while there are still so many beautiful flowers out and before the hotter weather arrives.

 

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