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Christmas Bell

The Christmas Bell is a perennial herb with long flat, narrow leaves. The flowers are a beautiful tubular bell shape, red at the top with yellow lobes.

Christmas Bush

The Christmas Bush is a beautiful small tree with lots of white flowers. After pollination the sepals enlarge and turn pink to red giving the Christmas Bush the colour...

Cranberry Heath

Cranberry Heath is usually a small woody plant which grows in a tight mat. It has red cylindrical flowers often hidden in the prickly leaves.

Cucumber Orchid

The Cucumber Orchid is a creeping prostrate orchid usually growing on she-oaks.  The thick succulent leaves are quite knobbly. Flowers are cream to greenish carried on slender racemes.  Flowers have red...

Dagger Orchid

The dagger orchid grows in trees and on rocks, forming large handing clumps. The leaves are oval shapes tapering to a point and are quite thick.  Leaves range in colour from...

Dog Orchid

The Dog Orchid is a small lithophytic orchid which forms large clumps on moist rock. Its flower spikes may be up to 30 cm each with up to 30...

Drumsticks

Drumsticks can grow to be a large shrub with fine pointed leaves and gorgeous yellow flower heads at the end of the branches.

Dusky Coral Pea

The Dusky Coral Pea is vigorous climber that spreads through shrubs and trees.  Stems can be up to 4 metres long. Leaves are oval leaflets arranged in groups of three.  Flowers...

Flannel Flower

The flower heads are really a cluster of tiny creamy white flowers surrounded by long white bracts. The bracts make the flowers seem much larger than they really are. The foliage...

Fringe Lilly

The Fringe Lilly is a straggling perennial herb growing to around 50cm long. The flowers have three purple petals having frilly edges. While each flower only lasts for a day the...

Giant Stinging Tree

Giant Stinging Trees can be large. In rainforest they can grow to more than 40 metres to reach the light. They have large heart shaped leaves. The leaves are alternate and...

Large Christmas Bell

The Large Christmas Bell is a perennial herb with long narrow leaves.  The flowers are a large tubular bell shape, red at the top and yellow lobes.

Lawyer Vine

Lawyer Vine is a climber with prickly stems up to 8 metres long. Prickles vary from large thorns on the thickest stems to small prickles on thin stems. The Lawyer Vine...

Megalong Fairy Lantern

Thismia megalongensis is a tiny herb that grows in the soil and leaf litter in a temperate rainforest in the Megalong Valley. It has no leaves. The flower protrudes above the...

Mountain Christmas Bell

The Mountain Christmas Bell grows on rock ledges and in open forest. The flowers are a beautiful bell shape, red at the top with yellow lobes. The leaves...

Mountain Devil

Mountain Devils are spreading shrubs with very sharp leaves, sometimes reaching 2 metres. They appear to have large, bright red flowers but these are actually a cluster of 7 long,...

Orange Blossom Orchid

The Orange Blossom Orchid clings to trees, supported by many small roots. Large leaves fan out from the roots and sweetly scented flowers are suspended on small stems.

Orchids

There are more than 1300 different Orchid species in Australia. Of these, almost 1100 are terrestrial & the rest epiphytes or lythophytes. Many of the most beautiful are small & go almost...

Pagoda Daisy

Pagoda Rock Daisies are small perrenial herbs with bright yellow paper daisy flowers.

Pink Flannel Flower

Pink Flannel Flowers are straggling small plants that flower about 1 year after a bush fire. The flowers are really a cluster of tiny deep pink flowers surrounded by soft, almost...

Plants

Australian Native Plants are amazing. They live in an environment which is so variable and can be so harsh that sometimes it is hard to believe that anything could survive, let...

Rock Felt Fern

The Rock Felt Fern grows in sheltered eucalypt forest, on trees and rocks. It has 2 type of fronds, small round ones that are sterile and longer, narrow fertile fronds. ...

Rock Orchid

The Rock Orchid is a large lithophytic orchid forming clusters of cane-like pseudo-bulbs. There are usually several large, leathery leaves at the ends of the canes. In spring...

Snake Orchid

The Snake Orchid is a hardy, epyphitic orchid which grows in clumps in hollow branches and between the branches of Eucalyptus trees. The root system of the Snake Orchid is extensive,...

Streaked Rock Orchid

The Streaked Rock Orchid is a small orchid that grows in dense groups on rocks. It has succulent leaves and the stems can grow to 600mm. Flowers are small and yellow...

Tall Leek Orchid

The Tall Leek Orchid is a tall slender orchid with a long hollow green leaf.

Thumbnail Orchid

The Thumbnail Orchid clings to rocks and tree trunks supported by many small roots. The thick fleshy leaves are fleshy and dark green. They can be grooved or smooth. Sprays of...

Toothed Helmet Orchid

The Toothed Helmet Orchid is small and easily missed.  It has a single deep red and green flower.  The stem grows through a single heart-shaped green leaf. The flower can...

Waratah

Waratahs are erect shrubs growing about 2 metres tall with branches growing from the base of the plant. The stunning flower heads are bright red, surrounded and supported by red...