stunning flower (Common Fringe Lily) was
captured in January 2005
beside the Benowie Track. Its deep blue
colour and feathered petals struck an
contrast with the rough bushland around it.
Easy to see if you are looking but easy to miss
are not. With flowers like this, it is worth
slowing down and "smelling the daisies"!
About Wild Flowers
Nearly every flower (some hybrids are not) are native flowers from
some country on earth but, special to every country, is its own
national wildflowers. These become an identifying factor in each
If we narrowed down that thought it would be the same in most
countries as well. For instance because Australia has so many
climate zones it has so many different regions that have vastly
Even in NSW this can also be so as coastal and internal regions
differ in their flora. In other words, each region is unique
and preserving parcels of bush like the Eloura Bushland is very
Australia has some of the most unique flora in the world and is a
magnet for many visitors both locally and from overseas. One of the
memorable spectacular events are the natural wildflower displays in
Western Australia and Central Australia. The seasons, especially
spring and summer bring the flowers out throughout the country. New
South Wales also has a large population of beautiful wild flowers.
a large number of these grow in the Eloura Bushland and can be seen
beside the Benowie Track as you walk along it.
Spring is the best time to visit New South Wales National Parks and
Reserves, to witness the new growth and floral displays.
However, you will see displays of wild flowers all year round as
flowers are seasonal and some like to bloom in winter and autumn
whilst others bloom in spring and summer.
Visiting the Eloura Bushland in different seasons will cause you to
see different displays of colours, shapes and sizes. Believe
me, it's worth the visit.
Some of the great flowers you will see as you walk through the bushland