First Autumn Flower


Over Summer the ground has been so dry that we haven’t had any native flowers blooming.  This is the first one I’ve spotted in Autumn.  Although I’m sure it is some kind of pink heath, I can’t match it to any of the images in my field guides to Australian flowers.  Right now, it doesn’t … Continue reading First Autumn Flower

Tall Sundew – Carnivorous plant


I took this photo in November, and was unable to identify the name of the flower.  In my many Google searches to find the species of a caterpillar for a post, I came across a brochure called “Threatened Species of Central Victoria” designed for school children by the Koala Connect project, through the Australian Koala … Continue reading Tall Sundew – Carnivorous plant

Australian Native Flowers 2


The seasonal change has brought with it a new range of native flowers growing in the bushland on our property.   I am yet to buy a field guide to Australian Native Orchids and wild flowers, so the only one I can identify is Dillwynia Juniperina, which is a small shrub (1 to 2 metres high) … Continue reading Australian Native Flowers 2