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

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banksia ericifolia dwarf

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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. 

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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

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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.

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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

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banksia hookeriana Spectacular West Australian

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pratia  pedunculata Charming ground hugging, ground cover plant.

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Native veronica Species

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

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banksia heliantha (dryandra quercifolia)

Emerging flower.

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banksia heliantha (dryandra quercifolia)

Same flower three weeks later.

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isopogan cuneatus

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

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banksia integrifolia Local species

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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

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Landscaping Melton thryptomene saxicola.
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Eucalyptus caesia flowers opening

banksia ericifolia dwarf 

Eucalyptus caesia showing old

and new bark

thryptomene saxicola

Instant Turf Melton anigozanthos Regal V

anigozanthos Regal Velvet

Landscaping Bacchus Marsh Ti Plant cordy

Hawaiian Ti Plant cordyline terminalis

Landscaping Melton Soft Tree Fern Dickso
sago palm Paving Decks Landscaping Moonee ponds Niddrie Essendon Darley taylors lakes Bacc
Landscaping Melton Phymatosorus pustulat
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 Soft Tree Fern dicksonia antarctica

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.

acacia cognata Mini cog

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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

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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

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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

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September Flowers

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October Flowers

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November Flowers

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

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Musk Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet

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Purple Crowned Lorikeet

Little Lorikeet

Koala, Fellow traveler seen enroute to work about 15mins from my house

Marbled Gecko in banksia occidentalis

Pic taken at night. Click to magnify.

Marbled Gecko Paving Decks Landscaping Moonee ponds Niddrie Essendon Darley Taylors lakes

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