As a follow on from yesterday's post, several enjoyed seeing the sneak preview of Sturt's Desert Pea included there. This flower is the floral emblem to South Australia, but seen growing here, in Northern Territory.
Some background quoted from Australian National Botanic Gardens/Floral Emblems of Australia hereincludes "Captain Charles Sturt (1795-1869) noted the occurrence of Swainsona formosa in 1844 while exploring between Adelaide and Central Australia, and the common name, Sturt's Desert Pea, commemorates a notable explorer of inland Australia, as well as indicating the plant's habitat and family."
Photographed at the same location, this beautiful flower, is the Sturt's Desert Rose. Facts on this floral emblem of the Northern Territory, are written here. In a ceremony marking the granting of self-government, the Northern Territory flag was raised on July 1 in 1978, and it included a stylised version of this flower in white.
which I did later get to see, at another location.