Wildflowers of Denmark Western Australia

Denmark and the South West Edge of Australia is home to one of the richest floras in the world.

There's always something blooming in the forests. In the winter months and into summer the colours change as each flower takes it's turn opening to the sun.

Down here in the deep south west of WA we're on the edge of the Walpole Wilderness Area, the Great South West Edge which stretches from Denmark to Agusta, 400km to the north west.

"The Walpole Wilderness Reserve is a International Bio diversity area as within its 846,000 hectares it contains hundreds of flora and fauna otherwise extinct. There are more than 4000 species of flowering plants, of which 80% grow nowhere else* This proliferation occurred after the isolation of the region from Eastern Australia in the early Cretaceous age some 100 million years ago."

*Wildflowers of Southern Australia, Margaret G Corrick & Bruce A. Fuhrer.

There are a few beautiful places to see wildflowers when they're in bloom. William Bay National Park has several short walks which take you through bushland to outcrops, beaches or lookouts all along the coast. Hike west from Lights Beach into the National Park along the Bibbulmun Track or bike the Wilderness Ocean Walk Trail from the Denmark Community Windfarm to cycle through the coastal bush. Bike the Munda Biddi Trail through Denmark during Wildflower Season for a visual treat!

Pixie Mops, Wildflower of WA Pixie Mops, Wildflower of WA

Denmark WILDFLOWERS

and the most likely times to see them

Jan – April:
Albany Bottlebrush - Callistemon speciosus
Swamp Bottlebrush – Beaufortia sparsa

Feb – April:
Lanoline Bush – Franklandia fucifolia

May – October:
Qualup Bell – Pimelea physodes

May – Jan:
Scarlet Banksia – Banksia coccinea

June – July:
Royal Hakea – Hakea victoria

June – October:
Coral Vine - Kennedia coccinea
Blue Tinsel Lily – Calectasia grandiflora

June – Nov:
Rose Cornflower – Isopogan formosus
Red Leschenaultia – Lechenaultia Formosa

July – Nov:
Winged Bornia – Boronia alata

July – December:
Scallops – Hakea cucullate
Large Waxflower – Chamelaucium megalopetalum

August – November:
Corky Honeymyrtle – Melaleuca suberosa

August – December:
Black Kennedia – Kennedia nigricans

Sept – Dec:
Hooded Lily – Johnsonia lupulina
Red Kangaroo Paw – Anigozanthos rufus

Sept – Jan:
Sticky Tailflower – Anthocercis viscosa

Nov – April:
Albany Pitcher Plant – Cephalotus follicularis

All year round:
Chittick – Lambertia inermis

Pixie Mop Flower Coral Vine

If you're coming to enjoy nature, remember to respect all signs and warnings and leave it as you found it.

Eutaxia myrtifolia

Eutaxia myrtifolia

Vanilla Lilly

Vanilla Lilly /Purple Tassel: Sowerbaea laxiflora

Swamp bottlebrush

Swamp bottlebrush: Beaufortia sparsa

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Coral Vine

Places to see wildflowers in Denmark WA

Valley of the Giants
The Valley of the Giants Wilderness Discovery Centre at the Treetop Walk is the most visited place on the Rainbow Coast. Visit Valley of the Giants
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Essential Visitor Resources for visiting Denmark Western Australia: 

Accommodation - Denmark WA
An inspiring selection of quality accommodation of all types in and around Denmark WA. Friendly service. Visit Accommodation - Denmark WA
Accommodation - Denmark WA
Accommodation - Self-Contained
Our list includes the best and highest quality self-contained accommodation properties in Denmark. Visit Accommodation - Self-Contained
Accommodation - Self-Contained
Denmark Food Guide
An inspiring selection of quality food of all kinds. Friendly service. Choose from a variety of great food experiences in and around Denmark WA. Visit Denmark Food Guide
Denmark Food Guide
Denmark Shopping Guide
An inspiring selection of quality products of all types. Friendly service. Choose from a variety of great shops in and around Denmark WA. Visit Denmark Shopping Guide
Denmark Shopping Guide
Denmark WA Weather
Weather in Denmark Western Australia is beautiful and changeable. In summer it is gorgeous. In winter the Rainbow Coast is amazing as well. Visit Denmark WA Weather
Denmark WA Weather
Denmark Wineries
Denmark Wineries and Vineyards to visit while on holiday along the Rainbow Coast. Wineries with restaurants or music. Cellar doors and more. Visit Denmark Wineries
Denmark Wineries

Denmark Accommodation, Shopping, Eating and Wineries Guides:

Accommodation Denmark Western Australia Accommodation
An inspiring selection of quality Denmark holiday accommodation type set in and around Denmark. Find your Accommodation in Denmark.
Shopping in Denmark Western Australia Shopping in Denmark
The small quaint town atmosphere coupled with the exquisite range of fabulous boutique stores will have you coming back just to shop. Go Shopping in Denmark.
Eating in Denmark Western Australia Eating in Denmark
Enjoy great value, delicious food in a variety of cafes, restaurants, bakeries, gelateries, wine bars and cellar doors in and around Denmark Town. Eat in Denmark.
Wine in Denmark Western Australia Denmark Wineries
Denmark has been a major producer of red and white cool climate wine for over thirty years. Perfect for the wine lovers out there! Visit the Denmark Wineries.
Denmark Western Australia on the South Coast of Western Australia is part of a national biosphere area and deserves our care and respect. Please try to be responsible for your environmental impact when visiting Denmark WA.

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