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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

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

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.

Bold Park disruption

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

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Floral clock debuts artistic new look

The much-loved Kings Park Floral Clock has debuted a whole new look with a modern floral makeover from an exciting artist.

Fire Ecology Burn

Researchers and bushland staff at Kings Park successfully carried out a scientific research burn in a section of Kings Park bushland earlier this month. 

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.

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