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Kings Park in August
Kings Park is coming alive with splashes of colour as the Western Australian Wildflowers burst into bloom as spring approaches. An August stroll through the park captures some of these beautiful wildflowers, and also memorials of interest along the path. New additions taken 5th August 2011 now added from image number 80 onwards.
Date(s): 14 August 2010, 05 August 2011. Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 108 of 108 Total. 6880 Visits.
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Bushland Scene in Kings Park
West Australian Wildflowers are bursting into colour.

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Colourful Mixed Everlastings

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The Magic of Nature

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Pink Everlasting
Rhodanthe chlorocephala.

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Everlastings
Rhodanthe chlorocephala.

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Splendid Everlasting
Rhodanthe chlorocephala.

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Scented Banjine
Pimelea suaveolens.

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Scented Banjine
Pimelea suaveolens.

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Pendulous Scented Banjine
Pimelea suaveolens.

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Attractive Qualup Bells
Pimelea physodes.

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Underneath a Qualup Bell
Pimelea physodes.

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Underside of Qualup Bells
Pimelea physodes.

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Catspaw
Anigozanthos humillis.

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Little Kangaroo Paw
Anigozanthos bicolor.

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Mangles Kangaroo Paw
Anigozanthos manglesii. The State Floral Emblem of Western Australia.

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Red Kangaroo Paw

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Grevillea concinna subsp. lehmanniana

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Fuchsia Grevillea
Grevillea bipinnatifida.

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Flat-leaved Wattle
Acacia glaucoptera.

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Thread-leaved Everlasting
Schoenia filifolia subsp filifolia.

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Yellow Buttercup
Hibbertia hypericoides.

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Everlastings
Pink with yellow understorey.

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Thread-leaved Everlastings
Schoenia filifolia subsp filifolia.

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Bee on Splendid Everlasting
Rhodanthe chlorocephala.

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Pink Thryptomene
Thryptomene hyporhytis.

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Qualup Bells in Bloom
Pimelea physodes.

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Qualup Bells from the South Coast
Pimelea physodes.

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Scented Banjine
Pimelea suaveolens.

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Pendulous heads of Scented Banjine
Pimelea suaveolens.

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Little Kangaroo Paw
Anigozanthos bicolor.

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Hairy Leschenaultia
Lechenaultia hirsuta.

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Grassed area of Kings Park

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Orange Stars
Hibbertia stellaris.

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Patch of Everlastings

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Dotted with Everlastings

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Thread-leaved Everlasting
Schoenia filifolia subsp filifolia.

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Everlastings in shades of Pink
Rhodanthe chlorocephala.

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Qualup Bells on display
Pimelea physodes.

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Qualup Bells on show
Pimelea physodes.

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Tall Qualup Bell
Pimelea physodes.

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Magnificent Qualup Bells
Pimelea physodes.

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Floral Clock with Bird-call Chime
A bequest from Mr F.F.B. Wittenoom, a Western Australian pastoralist, was used to build a floral clock that was unveiled in 1962.

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Drumstick flowerheads of Kingia australis

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Kingia australis

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Rotary Wishing Well
Opened 2 October 1949.

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Purple Fanflower
Scaevola.

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White Fanflower
Scaevola.

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Native Wisteria
Hardenbergia comptoniana.

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Memorial Statue of Queen Victoria

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Queen Victoria Statue
Unveiled 1903.

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Guns used at Waterloo and the Crimea

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Historic Gun

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Gun Barrel

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Victoria Queen and Empress 1837-1901
During her Reign, Australia was Colonized and Federated.

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Edward VII

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Queen Victoria's view of Perth

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Queen Victoria's view of the Swan River

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Perth from Queen Victoria's Statue

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Grey Cottonheads
Conostylis candicans.

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Grey Cottonheads close-up
Conostylis candicans.

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Grevillea species

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Grasstree with many heads
Xanthorrhoea preissii.

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Group of Grasstrees
Xanthorrhoea preissii.

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Small Wax Flower
Chamelaucium.

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10th Light Horse Memorial
The 10th Light Horse Regiment was formed in 1900 and was trained in Western Australia. The Memorial honours 301 men from this regiment who fell in WW1.

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Honey-myrtle
Melaleuca fulgens.

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The Fallen Soldiers Memorial 1901
Now known as the Boer War Memorial.

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The Boer War Memorial

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Detail of Boer War Memorial

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A 4.7 Gun at Ladysmith
The Naval Brigade engaged in Working A 4.7 Gun Behind a Bomb-Proof Shelter.

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Boer War Scene 1

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Dispersing Train Wreckers
Mounted Australians Dispersing Boers who have Wrecked a Train near Bloemfontein.

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Boer War Scene 2

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Slingersfontein
Major Moor Refusing to Surrender to the Boer Commander at Slingersfontein.

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Boer War Scene 3

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Boer War Memorial
Honouring Western Australian soldiers killed in the Boer War (1899-1902).

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Foundation Stone laid 22 July 1901

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Krupp Field Gun captured in the Boer War
The Krupp field gun was captured at Bothaville and presented to the State by the British Government in 1906.

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Huge Moreton Bay Fig Tree
Near the main gates of Kings Park.

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Splendid Everlasting
05 August 2011: After recent winter rains, the Everlastings (Rhodanthe chlorocephala) are bursting into bloom.

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Pink Everlasting
Rhodanthe chlorocephala

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Corymbia ptychocarpa
Grows naturally in the Kimberley area.

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Corymbia ptychocarpa

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Shark Bay Mallee seed capsules
Eucalyptus roycei is found on the Gascoyne Coastal Plain.

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Weeping Gum
Eucalyptus sepulcralis grows in the Barrens on the south coast.

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Buds and Flower of Weeping Gum
Eucalyptus sepulcralis

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Pimpin Mallee
Eucalyptus pimpiniana found in the Murchison Goldfields.

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Monstrosity in the Bush!
That is what I think of this new "improvement" in Kings Park!

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Beyond the Monstrosity!
A bench seat and deck.

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Another new Seat
This is more in keeping with nature and does not detract from the natural bush setting.

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Bushfire Regrowth
Two and a half years after the Bushfire of Jan 2009, there is a good covering of undergrowth, but the charred remains of the scorched trees remain as a reminder of the damage done.

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Native Wisteria on burnt Tree
Hardenbergia comptoniana climbs on a charred tree trunk.

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Native Wisteria
Hardenbergia comptoniana makes a colourful foreground to the Swan River view.

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Banksia integrifolia

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Red Pokers
Hakea bucculenta

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Grevillea species

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Another New Structure in the Bush!

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Marlee Pavillion
Another new structure in Kings Park.

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Cockies' Tongues
Templetonia retusa

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Millstream Fan Palm
Livistona alfredii from the Pilbara Coastal Plain.

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Fronds of Millstream Fan Palm
Livistona alfredii

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Sandpaper Wattle
Acacia denticulosa from the Northern Wheatbelt area.

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Sandpaper Wattle
Acacia denticulosa

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Qualup Bells
Pimelea physodes

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Underneath the Qualup Bells
Pimelea physodes

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Renovations at Fraser's Restaurant
Fraser's complex in Kings Park is having a $9 million refrubishment to cater for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in October 2011.

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Fraser's Restaurant Renovations

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Construction Site for CHOGM
During 28-30 October 2011, Perth will host the 2011 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). As a part of this major event, the CHOGM Leaders' Retreat will be held in the new State Reception Centre, Kings Park (located on the upper level of Fraser's Restaurant).

   
 
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