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Donkey Orchids

Photograph of donkey orchid, yellow red coloured flower with green leg like petals on the underside.

A beautiful specimen of the donkey orchid family growing in the Margaret River region, southwest WA. Orchids or Orchidaceae come in numerous sizes, shapes and colours. These flowers are a delight to grow and enjoy as a gardener or a lover of gardens. You can become an orchid enthusiast and join an orchid society if you like.

When a bush fire goes through an area such as Bridgetown, Margaret River or Nannup, orchids will often thrive the next season. If you go online and search for online wildflowers you will come across some lovely web pages which will tell you more about orchids and a variety of wildflowers... more



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