Each year, from July through until early October, you’ll see some of Western Australia's most stunning displays as blankets of brilliant wildflowers colour the outback landscape and unique individual species can be found throughout Wildflower Country. Australia's Coral Coast is home to thousands of species of wildflowers, many of which cannot be found anywhere else on earth.
Wildflower Country starts 1 hour, 45 minutes' drive north of Perth and comprises the inland farming towns of Dandaragan, Badgingarra, Eneabba, Carnamah, Coorow, Three Springs, Mingenew, Mullewa and their surrounding areas. The region comes to life with a range of nature trails and heritage-focused activities while the towns are also rich with history and heritage, and offer otherworldly stargazing opportunities year-round.
Biodiversity hotspot Coalseam Conservation Park is renowned for its colourful carpets of pink, gold, cream and white everlasting flowers that burst into bloom each season and cover the park's dramatic terrain of rugged cliffs, rocky outcrops and red soil. Places such as Lesueur National Park, Cape Range National Park and the Shark Bay World Heritage Area have wildflowers blooming all year.
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Wildflower of Western Australia FAQs
When is the best time to see wildflowers in Western Australia?
Wildflower season typically runs from late-July through to October in Western Australia's Coral Coast region. Sometimes this will depend on the seasonal rains.
The best time to see wildflowers is throughout August and early September. You can keep up to date with wildflowers along the Coral Coast by signing up to this newsletter or checking our website and social media throughout the season.
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Where are the best wildflowers in Western Australia?
There are wildflowers bloom right throughout Westrn Australia with the Coral Coast's with the inland country towns of Wildflower Country and our National Parks ablaze with colour.
Some notable wildflower hotspots include Badgingarra National Park, Coorow Farm, Lesueur National Park, Coalseam Conservation Park, Depot Hill (Mingenew), and Mullewa and surrounds, however you'll discover wildflowers right throughout the Wildflower Country area.
Other incredible wildflower locations in the Coral Coast region include Kalbarri National Park, the UNESCO Shark Bay World Heritage Area, Carnarvon and surrounds, and Exmouth's Cape Range National Park.
Where can I see wreath flowers in Western Australia?
The rare Wreath Leschenaultia (wreath flower) can be found on roadsides near Mullewa and Pindar, particularly off of Pindar-Berringarra Road. The Mullewa Visitor Centre can provide specific directions to the wreath flowers.
Can you pick wildflowers in Western Australia?
No you can't, It's actually prohibited by law in Western Australia and if caught you will recieve a $2,000 (AUD) fine.
How many wildflowers are in Western Australia?
There are around 12,000 species of wildflowers in Western Australia - some species that you can't see anywhere else in the world.
Everlastings, Wreath Flowers, Scarlet Runners, Wild Roses, Shark Bay Daisies, Purple Peas, Mulla Mulla are just a few species of wildflowers that can be found along the Coral Coast in National Parks, coast lines and road side.