Fynbos is the most diverse and the oldest floral kingdom in the world, and yet only a minute portion of the area in which it is found in the Western Cape, remains.
Skaamrosies, Blushing Brides
Serruria-rosea. Its common name, blushing bride, was derived from folklore. One version states that a young man would court a maiden, presenting her with a flower. The deeper the shade of pink, the more imminent the proposal, causing the maiden to blush.
Produces an abundance of sugar which is greedily enjoyed by the Cape Sugarbird.
Past its bloom. Still filled with beauty.
Lights in the veld
Fynbos is seen most alive in the veld when the sun illuminates the centre of the flower.