I've noticed interesting seed pods first - really amazingly fluid boat shape! I identified the tree by the seed pod as Australian native Bottle Tree.
Then I found a whole bunch of the seed pods with the fuzzy insides still in and was sketching them curiously while fighting a bit of repulsion - they looked like a bunch of hairy spiders sleeping inside these marvelous boats. I am not against spiders but perhaps not that many at the same time...
And then I found a tree and learned that it will be blooming soon!
These were the first flowers I saw: