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These Western Australian native plant notes are kindly provided by the Friends of Kings Park Horticultural Advice and Support and are particularly relevant to the Perth community and their gardening needs.

Many of the species provided here can be viewed in situ at the Backyard Botanicals Garden or in the Western Australian Botanic Garden.

For printed copies, further information or copies of other native plant notes, please contact the Garden Advisory Service or visit our Plants in focus section.

Annuals

pdfMangles Kangaroo Paw, Anigozanthos manglesii114.56 KB

pdfPink Paper-daisy (Pink everlastings), Rhodanthe chlorocephala subsp. rosea 254.1 KB

pdfBlue Lace Flower, Trachymene coerulea119.99 KB

Ground cover

pdfProstrate Banksia, Banksia blechnifolia219.11 KB

pdfHoneypot Dryandra, Banksia nivea293.6 KB

pdfHorny Hop-Bush, Dodonaea ceratocarpa304.52 KB

pdfFairy Fan-Flower, Scaevola aemula'Purple Fanfare' 259.76 KB

Tuft-forming

pdfKangaroo Paw Hybrid, Anigozanthos hybrid 'Big Red'279.56 KB

pdfKings Park Federation Flame, Anigozanthos rufus156.62 KB

pdfGrey Cottonhead, Conostylis candicans127.01 KB

pdfKnotted Club Rush, Ficinia nodosa226.69 KB

Small shrub

pdfFlat Wattle, Acacia glaucoptera128.76 KB

pdfAshby's Banksia, Banksia ashbyi subsp. boreoscaia 168.91 KB

pdfAniseed Boronia, Boronia crenulata131.2 KB

pdfHeart-leaf Flame Pea, Chorizema cordatum130.37 KB

pdfDrummond's Grevillea, Grevillea drummondii291.97 KB

pdfFlame Grevillea, Grevillea eriostachya174.89 KB

pdfMaxwell's Grevillea, Grevillea maxwellii127.6 KB

pdfSpider Net Grevillea, Grevillea preissii284.6 KB

pdfSparse Flowered Grevillea, Grevillea sparsiflora107.75 KB

pdfHibbertia grossulariifolia313.65 KB

pdfCushion Bush, Leucophyta brownii181.09 KB

pdfScarlet Honey Myrtle, Melaleuca fulgens129.22 KB

pdfThryptomene, Thryptomene denticulata269.76 KB

pdfYellow Feather Flower, Verticordia chrysantha247.62 KB

Medium shrub

pdfBurdett's Banksia, Banksia burdettii183.82 KB

pdfWax Flower, Chamelaucium ciliatum291 KB

pdfBracted Grevillea, Grevillea bracteosa119.03 KB

pdfTangled Grevillea, Grevillea flexuosa246.97 KB

pdfSpreading Grevillea, Grevillea humifusa129.33 KB

pdfGrevillea pimeleoides118.65 KB

pdfGrevillea preissii subsp. glabrilimba 317.23 KB

pdfLace Net Grevillea, Grevillea stenomera126.86 KB

Large shrub

pdfWoolly Bush, Adenanthos sericeus209.19 KB

pdfGeraldton Wax, Chamelaucium uncinatum135.94 KB

pdfOlive Grevillea, Grevillea olivacea132.99 KB

Tree

pdfElephant Ear Wattle, Acacia dunnii197.33 KB

pdfBoab, Adansonia gregorii293.27 KB

pdfFlowering Gum Hybrid, Corymbia 'Summer Red'305.58 KB

pdfBeard's Mallee, Eucalyptus beardiana 165.52 KB

pdfSquare-fruited Mallet, Eucalyptus brandiana 152.84 KB

pdfSilver Princess, Eucalyptus caesia159.11 KB

pdfIllyarrie, Eucalyptus erythrocorys160.84 KB

pdfKingsmill's Mallee, Eucalyptus kingsmillii164.29 KB

pdfBookleaf Mallee, Eucalyptus kruseana 166.92 KB

pdfSmall-leaved Mottlecah, Eucalyptus macrocarpa subsp. elachantha 353.04 KB

pdfBell–fruited Mallee, Eucalyptus preissiana 174.41 KB

pdfPear–fruited Mallee, Eucalyptus pyriformis 150.76 KB

pdfCoral Gum, Eucalyptus torquata 138.76 KB

pdfCoolibah, Eucalyptus victrix270.24 KB

pdfPincushion Hakea, Hakea laurina172.13 KB

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

Floral Clock Maintenance

Please be advised that the Floral Clock outside Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop will be undergoing maintenance from Tuesday 22 March.

Bold Park disruption

Banksia Carpark in Bold Park is currently closed to the public due to stormwater damage.

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Botanic Gardens Day

Discover Perth’s own native paradise this Botanic Gardens Day – located right here in Kings Park!

New innovative AR experience launched at Kings Park

A new locally developed augmented reality experience has been launched at Kings Park in time for families to enjoy during these school holidays.

Rare Bussell’s Spider Orchid will bloom again

The endangered Bussell’s Spider Orchid (Caladenia busselliana) has been successfully germinated at Kings Park using seed collected more than 20 years ago from a sub-population that has since disappeared in the wild.

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