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There are a couple of these flowers growing in the garden of our guest house, but I spotted this one on our way to Boulders Beach.

It is a Crane Flower or Bird of Paradise or Strelitzia Reginae to give its Sunday name. The horizontal bit acts as a perch for the sunbirds which pollinate the flowers and its scientific name commemorates George III’s missus, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Read more ›››