Monday, 12 October 2015

Klein Karoo splendour

The Klein Karoo transforms itself each year in spring after the winter rain has fallen. The normally arid landscape is awash with purple,yellow,white and other beautiful colors.  The vygies of the Mesemb family create carpets of color. They include Showy Lampranthus and Collared Ruschia have superb purple flowers whilst the Scarlet Dew Flowers create a pretty red flowers  Along the roadside motorists can see the Chinese Lanterns - endemic to this region - flowering in abundance with their lovely lanterns hanging from their branches. From the tiny Stoneflowers and Horseshoes to the largerAloes. The Klein Karoo has many interesting a pretty plant that flower magnificently during September and early October.

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