Busy times! - months have passed since I have given an update on the Biodiversity Garden. Here are some pics taken in July:
Bright red torches of Aloe succotrina in the Mountain Fynbos section. This aloe species is a fynbos endemic - usually found in rocky areas or scree slopes.
Lachenalia reflexa in the Lowland Fynbos section. I was surprised to see this diminuitive plant on the Alert List for Environmental Weeds in Australia. "Yellow Soldier was first recorded as naturalised south of Perth, Western Australia, in 1957, probably after escaping from a garden planting. It has since become a problem weed and is spreading through tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) and banksia woodlands".