The days are getting longer and warmer. The warmer days heat the soil and with the moisture from winter rains major growth occurs in all plants. There may still be the occasional frost.
What is Happening?
Long term averages from Australian Bureau of Meterology (BOM)
|17.6 o C
5.1 o C
- Most wattles will have reached their peak flowering and will begin to produce pods.
- Sticky Everlasting Daisy, Billy Buttons and Chocolate Lilies show their brightly coloured blossoms.
- Kangaroo Paws shoot their tall spikes of bright red flowers up through their dark green leaves.
- Many spring bulbs to flower, including dutch irises, white broom and dainty bluebells show their flowers.
- Certain weeds like Cape weed will begin to flower as well.
- Frogs are still active breeding and spawn can be seen in the wetlands and the dam. See tadpole development.
- Birds are in the midst of their breeding season and some early babies might appear, likes those of the wood ducks and black ducks.
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