Wildflower Country Western Australia bloom with some of WA's richest flora each season. Endless sightings of carpets of Everlastings flourish across the region. Check out what Wildflower Country WA sighted during this season of 2017.
Indian Ocean Drive
Head north from Perth and look out just before Cervantes to find "Grass Tree Valley" which is currently in flower.
Mount Lesueur National Park
Head inland from Jurien Bay to access this great park with a large variety of bush flowers. Driving along Cockleshell Gully Road, be careful of kangaroos which can be found actively inhabiting the gravel roads. Dense Smoke Bush, Cats Claw, Prickly Moses, Menzies Banksia, Propeller Banksia, Calectasia / Blue tinsel Lily/ Star of Bethlehem, Hibertia, Thyptomine, Grevillea and many, many more. Looking spectacular. At Lesueur Walk Trail, Grass Trees are also in flower.
The area between Eneabba and Badgingarra has been receiving enough rain for all the usual species to be coming out, notably the One Sided bottlebrush (Calothamnus quadrifidus) is out now at Hi Vallee Farm.
Visit Western Flora Caravan Park to see the sandplains of Eneabba turning into bush flowers own due to the recent rains. There's lots of different species of birds to be sighted. Keep an eye out for Kangaroo paw, various Hakea, Yellow Myrtle bush, Droseras, budding Verticordia. This seems to be the year for Orchids in Enabba - the following have started to appear with Crinkle-leafed Bunny orchid, Arrowsmith orchid, Blue-Fairy orchid, some Greenhead orchid andSlender Snail orchid.