August wildflower hikes

(not going to get to the September blog post till December)

A sand toadlet in the winter pools at Rondebosch Common

Hybrid Gladiolus planted at Silvermine, in olden days for horticultural eye candy, not today's more thoughtful locally indigenous.

On Elsie's Peak a lush RED Protea lepidocarpodendron - just lacking the dark pigment says Tony R. Makes a change from the anaemic blonde variants in other species.

https://eefalsebay.blogspot.com/2023/10/august-hikes-silvermine-elsies-peak-st-james-rondebosch-common.html

Publicado el viernes, 13 de octubre de 2023 a las 02:58 PM por dianastuder dianastuder

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dianastuder

Fecha

Agosto 9, 2023 a las 01:26 PM SAST

Descripción

among the usual brown and purple bearded lepidocarpodendron, were 2 plants in cherry red. Natural variant or Frankenflora?

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dianastuder

Fecha

Agosto 23, 2023 a las 10:25 AM SAST

Descripción

4 plants ranging from red to barely yellow. Along the path at the parking.

tristis x huttonii hybrids. They were commercially available about 30 years ago - said Alan Horstmann 5 years ago

https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/11313021

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Autor

dianastuder

Fecha

Agosto 30, 2023 a las 01:24 PM SAST

Descripción

about a centimetre long. Leopard toadlet?

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