Arrivals & Departures Kings Park comes into bloom for springtime festival

Photo of Gemma Nisbet

There will be free guided walks and talks, art installations and workshops, a native plant sale and wildflower displays during September's Kings Park Festival.

Spring has just about sprung and Perth's Kings Park is celebrating in its usual spectacular fashion with a colourful display of WA wildflowers for the month-long Kings Park Festival.

The festival runs throughout September, with the theme of Where the Wildflowers Are to draw attention to the park's always-impressive presentation of blooms from across the State. 

All of the wildflowers on display during the festival are native to WA, with the Kings Park nursery having produced more than 25,000 plants for the festival. 

Preparations are a year-round task for the Kings Park team, and about 25 staff and 20 volunteers have been busy planting wildflowers over the past three months to ensure they're ready.

The wildflowers will form a backdrop to a program of mostly free events including ...

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