A blog covering life and happenings in Cape Town

Saturday, August 13, 2005

Cape Town 's Floral Kingdom

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Mandelas Gold

Cape Town's Floral Kingdom is one of South Africa's World Heritage sites.

Thee are more species of plants growing in this floral kingdom than in the whole of the British isles.

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Proteas flowering in Kirstenbosch gardens

Winter in Cape Town is a good time to visit as many of the Ericas and Proteas are flowering.

Here are a couple of the flowers blooming now.

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Pincushion protea


Geoff Fairman

Ps Read about South Africas World heritage sites in thelatest edition of Turtle Essays which is online now.

Click here: Mapumgupwe


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