The variety of Western Australian wildflowers that carpet the Goldfields in spring is as diverse as the region's landscapes. You can see everlastings stretching to the wide horizon, gaze in awe at the deep purple mulla mulla and see eucalypt trees awash with brilliant colour.

 

August 2016

The staff at Australia's Golden Outback favourite time of the year is during wildflower season. The region comes to life with flashes of bright colour as a result of the abundance of rich flora that carpet the area. The below species were spotted during the 2016 season. 

Menzies

  • Variety of Everlastings around the townsite

Goongarrie National Park

  • Wattle (Acacia pycnantha)
    Narrowleaf Mulla Mulla. Image courtesy: Chittering Visitor Centre
  • Bush flowers
  • Yellow flame grevillea (Grevillea eriostachya)
  • Narrowleaf mulla mulla (Ptilotus drummondii)

Niagara Dam

  • Sturt desert peas (Swainsona formosa)
  • Fringe lily (Thysanotus tuberosus)
  • Purple splendour/bottlebrush (Callistemon)