Australian Wildflowers Proofsheet

A Photo Gallery By Heather Farish

Australia is a vast continent with a great variation in climatic conditions. This results in a plethora of colourful and varied wildflowers including banksia, bottlebrush, grevillea, daisies and many, many others in all colours of the rainbow.

Bottlebrush flowers
Bottlebrush flowers
Holly Grevillea
Holly Grevillea
Kimberley Heather
Kimberley Heather
Kimberley Heather
Kimberley Heather
Banksia baxteri or Birds nest banksia
Banksia baxteri or Birds nest banksia
White grevillea
White grevillea
Oak-leaved Dryandra or Dryandra quercifolia
Oak-leaved Dryandra or Dryandra quercifolia
Red and white Sturts Desert Pea
Red and white Sturts Desert Pea
Royal Hakea
Royal Hakea
White desert flower - Pussy Tail
White desert flower - Pussy Tail
White and yellow everlasting daisy
White and yellow everlasting daisy
Pink desert flower - Mulla Mulla
Pink desert flower - Mulla Mulla


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Caption List:

Photo 1. Bottlebrush flowers in the Portland Botanic Gardens, Victoria, Australia.

Photo 2. Holly Grevillea in the Bungle Bungles or Purnululu National Park, a remote area in the Kimberley area of Western Australia.

Photo 3. Kimberley Heather in Mirima National Park, also known as Hidden Valley, on the outskirts of Kununurra in northern Western Australia.

Photo 4. Kimberley Heather or Turkey Bush (Calytrix exstipulata ) is a commonly found wildflower in the northern region of Western Australia.

Photo 5. Banksia baxteri, Bird's Nest Banksia or Baxter's Banksia, is a member of the Proteaceae family, with the Banksia genus being named after Sir Joseph Banks. Banksia baxterii occurs in southern Western Australia between Albany and Esperance.

Photo 6. This white grevillea is one of many species of wildflowers that can be see growing wild in Fitzgerald River National Park in southern Western Australia.

Photo 7. The Oak-leaved Dryandra ( Dryandra quercifolia )is endemic to a small area on the far south coast of Western Australia. This one was photographed in Fitzgerald River National Park.

Photo 8. Sturt's Desert Pea (Swainsona formosa) is normally found in a red form and only rarely in the white form also shown here. These flowers were found growing wild in the Hamersley Ranges in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

Photo 9. The Royal Hakea (Hakea victoria) is endemic to the Fitzgerald River National Park in Western Australia. Its brilliant yellows, oranges and reds are due to the poor soils in which it grows.

Photo 10. Located in the Central Australian desert is this white flower commonly called Pussy Tail but with the scientific name of Ptilotus macrocephalus.

Photo 11. Porongurup National Park north of Albany in Western Australia, is centred on the Porongurup Range and its granite domes. It is home to a variety of plant life including this everlasting daisy.

Photo 12. Located in the Central Australian desert is this pink flower commonly called Mulla Mulla but with the scientific name of Ptilotus exaltus.