Perth Wildflower Tours

There are over 1000 species of native wildflowers in the Perth area. Many are only found in south-west Australia. The table below shows the flowering times of about 450 local wildflowers. As you can see there are a lot more flowers out in the August to December period! So this is the best time to book wildflower tours from Perth or Fremantle.

perth plant flowering times

Perth Birds and Bush provide half-day wildflower tours from Perth and Fremantle. Choose either a 4 hour, 5 hour or 8 hour wildflower tour. Tour include morning tea or afternoon tea. All tours are paid by cash only (including electronic funds transfer) as no credit card facility is available. Tour costs are as follows:

  • 4 HOUR WILDFLOWER TOUR: $160 for the first person, additional people $60 each. Maximum of 4 people. Tour includes morning or afternoon tea.
  • 5 HOUR WILDFLOWER TOUR: $200 for the first person, additional people $70 each. Maximum of 4 people. Tour includes morning or afternoon tea.
  • 8 HOUR WILDFLOWER TOUR: $350 for the first person, additional people $100 each. Maximum of 4 people. Tour includes morning or afternoon tea.

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Below are photographs of some local wildflowers and their flowering times. Peak flowering is usually in the middle of the month ranges.

Acacia pulchella Leeming RP Aug15 DSC_1249 4x5
Prickly Moses (Acacia pulchella) flowers in June to October.
Acacia drummondii
Drummond’s Wattle (Acacia drummondii) is found in the Perth Hills.
Acacia urophylla
Acacia urophylla is one of the white acacias, flowering in May to October.
Adenanthos barbiger
Adenanthos barbiger is found in the Perth hills and flowers most of the year.
Adenanthos obovatus Jandakot RP May15 DSC_0122a 4x5
Basket Bush (Adenanthos obovatus) flowers in May to December.
Andersonia lehmanniana
Andersona lehmanniana grows in the Perth hills and flowers in March to September.
Candle Cranberry (Astroloma foliosum)
Candle Cranberry (Astroloma foliosum) lights up the bush in May to September.
Catspaw Anigozanthos humilis
Catspaw (Anigozanthos humilis) flowers in July to October.
Anigozanthos manglesii Leeming RP Aug15 DSC_1247a 4x5
Red and Green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) flowers in spring.
Banksia Armata
Prickly Dryandra (Banksia armata) Flowers in June to September.
Banksia Menziesii RP Jun08 DSC_0186a 4x5
Firewood Banksia (Banksia menziesii) flowers in February to August.

 

Banksia Littoralis Jandakot RP May15 DSC_0168a 4x5
Swamp Banksia (Banksia littoralis) flowers in March to July.
Milkmaids (Burchardia umbellata)
Milkmaids (Burchardia umbellata) are a common and widespread wildflower.
Green Matis Orchid seen on a Perth Wildflower tour.
Green Mantis Orchid (Caladenia falcata) flowers in spring.
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Cowslip Orchid (Caladenia flava) flowers in July to December.
White Spider Orchid (Caladenia longicaudia)
White Spider Orchid (Caladenia longicaudia) flowers in September to November.
Caladenia Splendens
Splendid White Spider Orchid (Caladenia splendens) flowers in spring.
Calytrix fraseri Jandakot RP May15 DSC_0197a 4x5
Pink Summer Calytrix (Calytrix fraseri) flowers in November to May.
Common Smokebush (Conospermum stoechadis)
Common smokebush (Conospermum stoechadis)
Conostephium pendulum DSC_0514a 4x5
Pearl Bush (Conostephium pendulum) flowers in June to September.
Silky Blue Orchid (Cyanicula sericea) flowers in spring.
Silky Blue Orchid (Cyanicula sericea) flowers in spring.
Leafy sundew (drosera stolonifera) is a carniferous plant.
Leafy sundew (Drosera stolonifera) is a carnivorous plant.
Purple Enamel Orchid (Elythranthera brunonis)
Purple Enamel Orchid (Elythranthera brunonis) flowers August to October.
Pink Enamel Orchid (Elythrathera emarginata)
Pink Enamel Orchid (Elythrathera emarginata) flowers in Spring.
Swamp pea (Euchilopsis linearis)
Swamp pea (Euchilopsis linearis) flowers June to December.
Grevillea bipinnatifida
Grevillea bipinnatifida flowers most of the year in the Perth hills.
Spindley Grevillea (Grevillea endlicheriana)
Spindley Grevillea (Grevillea endlicheriana) growns on the edge of the Darling Scarp.
Grevillea pilulifora
Woolly-flowered Grevillea (Grevillea pilulifora) flowers in April to December.
Catkin Grevillea (Grevillea synapheae)
Catkin Grevillea (Grevillea synapheae) flowers in July to October.
Fuschia Grevillea (Grevillea wilsonii)
Fuschia Grevillea (Grevillea wilsonii) has stunning flowers most of the year.
Honeybush can be seen on a wildflower tour
Honeybush (Hakea lissocarpa) flowers in May to September.
Golden Hibbertia (Hibbertia aurea)
Golden Hibbertia (Hibbertia aurea) flowers in July to October.
Hibbertia lasiopus
Large Hibbertia (Hibbertia lasiopus) flowers in July to November.
See Prickly Hovea (Hovea pungens) on a wildflower tour
Prickly Hovea (Hovea pungens) is a prolific flowerer in June to November.
hypocalymma angustifolium mokine NRaug 2013rp01a 4x5
White Myrtle (Hypocalymma angustifolium) flowers in July to October.
Hypocalymma robustrum
Swan River Myrtle (Hypocalymma robustrum) flowers in July to October.
Lambertia multiflora
Many-flowered Honeysuckle (Lambertia multiflora) flowers in June to December.
Lechenaultia biloba
Blue Lechenaultia (Lechenaultia biloba) flowers in July to December.
Graceful Honeymyrtle (Melaleuca radula)
Graceful Honeymyrtle (Melaleuca radula) flowers in July to November.
Melaleuca seriata
Melaleuca seriata flowers in August to December.
Melaleuca thymoides
Melaleuca thymoides flowers in September to January.
Orthrosanthus laxus
Morning Lily (Orthrosanthus laxus) flowers August to November.
Patersonia umbrosa
Yellow Flags (Patersonia umbrosa) is found in the Perth Hills.
Petrophile biloba
Granite petrophile (Petrophile biloba) flowers in June to October.
petrophile linearis north Lake nov 2013 RP01a 4x5
Pixie Mops (Petrophile linearis) flowers in September to November.
philotheca spicata pepper and salt Banjup RP JUn15 DSC_0807a 4x5
Pepper and Salt (Philotheca spicata) flowers in June to October.
Pithocarpa pulchella Ken Hurst Park RP May15 DSC_0478aa 4x5
Beautiful Pithocarpa (Pithocarpa pulchella) flowers in January to August.
Golden Podotheca (Podotheca gnaphalioides)
Golden Podotheca (Podotheca gnaphalioides) flowers in August to November.
Regelia cilata
Regelia ciliata flowers most of the year in damplands.
Sowerbaea laxiflora
Purple Tassels (Sowerbaea laxiflora) flowers in August to November.
White Candles (Stackhousia monogyna) flowers in spring.
White Candles (Stackhousia monogyna) flowers in spring.
Synaphea spinulosa Leeming RP Aug15 DSC_1245 4x5
Synaphea spinulosa flowers in July to November.
Cockies Tongues (Templetonia retusa)
Cockies Tongues (Templetonia retusa) flowers in April to November.
Thelymitra antennifera
Vanilla Orchid (Thelymitra antennifera) flowers in spring.
Tripterococcus brunonis
Tripterococcus brunonis flowers in July to March.
Verticordia acerosa
Verticordia acerosa flowers August to November in the Darling Scarp.
Verticodia insignis
Verticodia insignis flowers in August to December.