corymbia citriodora Lemon scented gum is in the corner of my yard and is the biggest tree on the block

banksia ericifolia dwarf

chrysocephalum apiculatum also known as "Yellow Buttons" is a great ground cover for in between things, flowers from early spring, right through summer, till first frost. 

banksia occidentalis 

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These are scaevolas. They flower profusely all spring and summer and are an excellent weed smothering ground cover.

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pandorea jasminoides This manageable climber flowers for most of spring through autumn. I use it to cover a water tank.

April Flowers

Wild Strawberry fragaria vesca. Nice little ground cover, you can eat them if you want but taste like a cucumber.

crowea saligna ^

eremophila nivea Drought tolerant silver foilage.

banksia "Birthday Candles" great flower to foilage ratio.

grevillea "Superb" My local New Holland honey eaters visit this everyday.

May Flowers

Note: It is not the main flowering season of most of these plants, but loads of plants flower sporadically

banksia hookeriana Spectacular West Australian

pratia  pedunculata Charming ground hugging, ground cover plant.

Native veronica Species

cymbidium orchid variety. The Mrs has dozens of these in hanging pots.

melaleuca fulgens

banksia heliantha (dryandra quercifolia)

Emerging flower.

banksia heliantha (dryandra quercifolia)

Same flower three weeks later.

isopogan cuneatus

corymbia ficifolia Red Flowering Gum. This is our nature strip tree, unfortunately we got the salmon variety

banksia integrifolia Local species

corymbia ficifolia Red Flowering Gum. Salmon flowers 

kennedia prostrata Running postman.

Right out of season, only 2 flowers.

June Flowers

Not much flowering in June but will show you some wildlife from my backyard and non flowering plants

Eucalyptus caesia flowers opening

banksia ericifolia dwarf 

anigozanthos Regal Velvet

Hawaiian Ti Plant cordyline terminalis

 Soft Tree Fern dicksonia antarctica

thryptomene saxicola

cycas revoluta Japanese sago

phymatosorus pustulatus Kangaroo fern

acacia glaucoptera Clay Wattle, does flower but looks great all year with new grown red to purple

Tiger snake notechis scutatus Depending on what list you look up between the 3rd & 9th Deadliest snake in the world. This freindly fella was encountered about a kilometer from my house while walking the dogs.

Eucalyptus caesia showing old

and new bark

cycas revoluta Japanese sago From above

acacia cognata Mini cog

Peron's Tree Frog Litoria peronii 

This was behind a hanging basket see hook on left

Our Backyard pond 

Frog species identified by sight, photograph or call include

Eastern Banjo Frog

Spotted Marsh Frog

Striped Marsh Frog

Growling Grass Frog

Peron's Tree Frog

Eastern Banjo frog males fighting

Frog Spawn Unknown specie

Peron's tree frog at night was on my pizza oven behind a pot

New Holland Honeyeater Phylidonyris novaehollandiae

Always in our backyard shown below feeding on banksia occidentalis

July/August Flowers

Lechenaultia biloba

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Epacris Longiflora

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Lotus berthelotii Will flower till summers end

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Some more of the Mrs's Orchids

September Flowers

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October Flowers

November Flowers

This is our Lemon scented gum in flower these 4 lorikeet types visit en masse while it flowers.

Musk Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet

Purple Crowned Lorikeet

Little Lorikeet

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