Wildflowers of the Margaret River Region, Western Australia

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_dsf2975 Scaevola

The South West corner of Western Australia, is home to a sensational group of native Australian wildflowers and shrubs, the largest collection in the world. The sandy soil and low humidity are perfect growing conditions and the isolation from the Eastern States has created a unique diversity.

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Being avid gardeners, we appreciated the flowers and shrubs of this beautiful region as we travelled around the  Margaret River area,  and took a day trip from  Augusta to Yallingup, through the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park, Hamelin Bay, Gracetown, Witchcliffe, Boranup and Karridale.

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_dsf2738-1 Stunning Pimelea, clinging to the windswept cliffs overlooking the wild Indian…

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