In September - the start of spring in South Africa, a floral explosion occurs in the northern part of the Cape.  Thousands of people flock to see this phenomenal occurrence which normally lasts for three weeks.

South Africa's plant life

South Africa is home to some 10% of the world's flowering species, and is the only country in the world with an entire plant kingdom within its borders South Africa is home to the world's smallest floral kingdom, the fynbos of the Western Cape. Take a tour of some of the most beautiful, and unusual, flora of our country.
 

   

 

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Aloe plants in the Great Karoo, Western Cape Baobab, Limpopo Natal watsonia in the Jonkershoek Nature Reserve near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape Halfmens plant in the Richtersveld region of the Northern Cape
Karoo National Gardens near Worcester in the Western Cape Forest near Sabie, Mpumalanga Giraffes with baobab tree in the Kruger National Park, Limpopo Giant treefern in the Tsitsikamma forest, Western Cape
Aloe, Northern Cape Cosmos, Free State Fynbos, Western Cape Fungi on trees in the Knysna forest, Western Cape
Lithops, or transvaal stone plants, Gauteng Pincushion protea near Stilbaai, Western Cape Protea, Western Cape Queen protea, Western Cape
Vineyards
Flame Lily King Protea Cycads, Mpumalanga Namaqualand daisies, Northern Cape

 

 

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