"Mingenew - Home of the Gorgeous Everlastings!!" Mingenew by aussirose
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And if you like these ones, then why not check out my other wildflower pages - Perinjori and Watheroo.
This is a flame grevillea. These were everywhere lining the outback roads.
Funny story.....when you first see these gorgeous flowers you simply have to stop and take some pictures. Unfortuinately first sightings arn't always the best..... so you spend the next hour stopping at various locations along the road to get the best pic!
By this time, you begin to realise...."Hey! These lovely flowers are everywhere!! ...Why am I so stressed about getting that ultimate pic?!!"
.......And then you begin to relax.....
Then you get home and realise your first pic was the best anyway!!!
I am sure you can relate to this.
Smoke bush was everywhere too.
It made a nice contrast in amongst the yellow and green.
Doesn't look much in the photo.....but in the wild, this flower is just lovely!! :o)
- Pros:Stunning fields of Australian Everlasting Wildflowers especially in Coleseam National Park.
- Cons:Way, way out in the sticks a full day car travel north of Perth south/east of Geraldton.
- In a nutshell:Only visit in Wildflower season in Spring. Don't bother any other time.
If you are coming to Mingenew from Perenjori then you'll go past Morawa. We heard that the wreath flower was good... more travel advice
Anyway, finally at the Coalseam National Park....and this year in 2008 we were pleasantly surprised to see that the... more travel advice
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