Queen of Sheeba

If you are an orchid lover like me you will know how that name gets the heart beating and the pulse racing. The Queen of Sheeba is one very rare and very beautiful lady. I could add it here, but where’s the fun in that… we were traveling and asking all we passed if they had seen any orchids, after two days at one camp someone let us know they had found the Queen.. Excitement plus as we raced to Continue reading Queen of Sheeba

Wreath Flowers

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I have always wanted to see  real wreath flower. I had seen pictures, but I wanted to see one for myself.  Wreath flowers are a unique and  beautiful Western Australia wildflower. They grow in expanding circles, with the flowers appearing around the edges forming a living wreath. They bloom a vivid deep pink and white, some are mainly white and a dusty pink, some are vibrant red. Flower fanatics come from everywhere to see these beauties for themselves. The plants Continue reading Wreath Flowers

Travelling in the Outback

We are travelling from Broome to Coral Bay and will be stopping in Exmouth on the way, so I thought I would include some of the iconic wildflower of Western Australia, the Sturt Desert Pea. This wildflower is a vivid red with a black center and adds dramatic colour to the landscape. I will add more wildflowers as we travel further through the area, but here is a taste to wet your appetite.