What’s growing in the dunes?

On a recent trip to Salt Rock,we found these little beauties growing on the hill above the beach. Does anyone know what they are?

Sarah www.eyereports.wordpress.com

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6 Responses to What’s growing in the dunes?

  1. Patrick October 6, 2010 at 6:45 pm #

    hey sarah. look a bit like cosmos to me, perhaps a coastal variety? pretty flower.

  2. Sarah October 6, 2010 at 10:03 pm #

    perhaps.They were really tiny though,like 3-4cm off of the ground,do cosmos grow that small?

  3. Elephant's Eye October 6, 2010 at 11:12 pm #

    Geranium incanum. South Africa’s only(?) true geranium. What we know as geraniums are pelargoniums. http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantefg/geraniumincanum.htm

  4. Jean October 7, 2010 at 7:49 am #

    This delightful plant is Geranium incanum. It is indigenous and grows easily. It looks great in hanging baskets too. See http://www.plantzafrica.com for more info. Many more plants featured in my gallery at http://www.treefrogs.co.za

  5. mol-d October 7, 2010 at 9:09 am #

    good work ee and jean! 🙂

  6. Sarah October 7, 2010 at 9:53 am #

    ah excellent!Thanks guys!

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