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: $180 for the first person, additional people $60 each. Maximum of 4 people. Tour includes morning or afternoon tea.
  • 5 HOUR WILDFLOWER TOUR: $220 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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Perth Wildflower Tours

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

This section is being gradually updated and will have flowers on separate pages within their families. Family pages available include: Acacias, Orchids , Sundews and Triggerplants.

Acacia drummondii
Drummond’s Wattle (Acacia drummondii) is found in the Perth Hills.
Catspaw Anigozanthos humilis
Catspaw (Anigozanthos humilis) flowers from July to October.
Banksia Armata
Prickly Dryandra (Banksia armata) Flowers in June to September.
Cowslip Orchid (Caladenia flava) flowers July to November.
Dwarf Pink Fairies (Caladenia reptans) flowers from July to October.
Prickly moses (Acacia pulchella) July to December.
The Red and Green Kangaroo Paw is the state floral emblem for Western Australia.
Firewood Banksia (Banksia menziesii) flowers from February to October.
White Spider Orchid (Caladenia longicaudia)
White Spider Orchid (Caladenia longicaudia) flowers in September to November.
Leaping Spider Orchid (Caladenia macrostylis) flowers August to November.
Acacia urophylla is a white flowered Acacia and flowers in May to September
Green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos viridis) flowers August to Oct.
Swamp Banksia (Banksia littoralis) flowers in March to August.
Dancing Spider Orchid (Caladenia discoidia) flower from August to October.
Green Mantis Orchid (Caladenia falcata) flowers in spring.
Mouse Ears (Calothamnus rupestris) flowers from July to December.
Diplolaena drummondii flowers from July to November.
Pimpernel Sundew (Drosera glanduligera) flowers in August to October.
Purple Enamel Orchid (Elythranthera brunonis)
Purple Enamel Orchid (Elythranthera brunonis) flowers August to October.
One-sided Bottlebrush (Calothamnus quadrifidus) flowers June to Dec.
Red Ink Sundew (Drosera bulbosa) flowers April to June.
Bridal Rainbow (Drosera macrantha) flowers June to October.
Pink Enamel Orchid (Elythrathera emarginata)
Pink Enamel Orchid (Elythrathera emarginata) flowers in September to December.
Pink Summer Calytrix (Calytrix fraseri) flowers December to August.
Swamp Rainbow (Drosera heterophylla) flowers June to Sept.
Pink Rainbow (Drosera menziesii) flowers from June to November.
White Bunny Orchid (Eriochilus dilatatus) flowers March to May.
Gompholobium scabrum flowers from August to November.
Grevillea pilulifora
Woolly Grevillea (Grevillea pilulifora) flowers from April to December.
Honeybush can be seen on a wildflower tour
Honeybush (Hakea lissocarpa) flowers in May to September.
Native Wisteria (Hardenbergia comptoniana) flowers from July to October.
Graceful Honeymyrtle (Melaleuca radula)
Graceful Honeymyrtle (Melaleuca radula) flowers in July to November.
Salt and Pepper (Philotheca spicata) flowers in Spring.
Pixie Mops (Petrophile linearis) flowers in August to October.
Sowerbaea laxiflora
Purple Tassels (Sowerbaea laxiflora) flowers from August to November.
Queen Trigger Plant (Stylidium affine) flowers from October to November.
Cockies Tongues (Templetonia retusa)
Cockies Tongues (Templetonia retusa) flowers from April to November.
Verticordia acerosa
Verticordia acerosa flowers August to November in the Darling Scarp.
Spindley Grevillea (Grevillea endlicheriana)
Spindley Grevillea (Grevillea endlicheriana) growns on the edge of the Darling Scarp.
Grevillea bipinnatifida
Grevillea bipinnatifida flowers for most of the year.
Myrtle Hakea (Hakea myrtoides) flowers from July to August.
Prickley Hovea (Hovea pungens) bringing beautifully bright colour in late August.
Melaleuca thymoides
Melaleuca thymoides flowers in September to January.
Scented Banjine (Pimelea suavolens) flowers from June to October.
Petrophile biloba
Granite petrophile (Petrophile biloba) flowers from June to October.
Circus Triggerplant (Stylidium bulbiferum) flowers Oct to November.
Cow Kicks (Stylidium Schoenoides) flowers in August to November.
Thelymitra antennifera
Vanilla Orchid (Thelymitra antennifera) flowers in spring.
Variegated Featherflower (Verticordia huegelii) flowers from Sep to Nov.
Grevillea pilulifora
Woolly Grevillea (Grevillea pilulifora) flowers from April to December.
Fuschia Grevillea (Grevillea wilsonii)
Fuschia Grevillea (Grevillea wilsonii) has stunning flowers most of the year.
Wavy-leaved Hakea (Hakea undulata) flowers from July to August.
Coral Vine (Kennedia coccinea) flowers from August to November.
Patersonia umbrosa
Yellow Flags (Patersonia umbrosa) is found in the Perth Hills.
Golden Podotheca (Podotheca gnaphalioides)
Golden Podotheca (Podotheca gnaphalioides) flowers in August to November.
White Candles (Stackhousia monogyna) flowers in spring.
White Candles (Stackhousia monogyna) flowers in spring.
Stylidium eriopodum flowers from October to November.
Blind Grass (Stypandra glauca) frowers from August to November.
Blue Lady (Thelymitra crinita) flowers September to December.
Verticodia insignis
Verticodia insignis flowers in August to December.