native king orchids
Dendrobium speciosum / King Orchid flowers IMG 8101 - In spring, massive clusters of these beautiful flowers hang down from the trees that line the diminutive waterway that slices through the forests of Nowendoc National Park in NSW. What more spectacular wildflowers could anyone hope to discover in the Australian bush than a great cluster of wild orchids? King orchids give their presence away as they fill the air with their sweet perfume that attracts hordes of tiny native bees. And all you have to do is look up into the treetops to see them.