Summer Flowers

Posted on 29th April 2014 by Carol Fox

Cape Honeysuckle Flora Plumbago

Early December saw many beautiful flowers everywhere… banks of cheerful yellow CANARY WEED (Senecia), PLUMBAGO (Plumbago auriculata), WEEPING BRIDE’S BUSH (Pavetta lanceolata) and CAPE HONEYSUCKLE (Tecomaria capensis) lined the roadsides making magnificent displays interwoven with various creeping species of JASMINUM. Read More »



Spring Flowers

Posted on 29th September 2013 by Nick Fox

Flora Sibuya Game Reserve

The brilliant vermillion flowers of the COASTAL CORAL TREES (Erythrina caffra) have been really spectacular this year and have attracted many species of nectar-loving birds and the noisy GREEN (RED-BILLED) WOOD-HOOPOE (Phoeniculus purpureus), to sample the sweet nectar and feast on the insects which are also drawn in. Read More »


Flowers

Posted on 27th May 2013 by Carol Fox

Cape Honeysuckle Flora Plumbago

During February, March and April, SIBUYA has been alive with a stunning variety of butterflies flitting about doing “butterfly business”. Banks of sky-blue PLUMBAGO (Plumbago auriculata) and bright vermillion CAPE HONEYSUCKLE (Tecoma capensis) providing nectar for the butterflies and delighting the eye. Read More »



Flowers

Posted on 26th February 2013 by Carol Fox

Flora Sibuya Game Reserve

At all times of the year there are flowers blooming at SIBUYA. During October the COAST CORAL - TREES (Erythrina caffra) were spectacular with their rich vermillion flowers attracting birds and animals alike. Nick even spotted a BUSHBUCK doe (Tragelaphus scriptus)munching on some flowers which had fallen to the ground. Read More »


Winter Flowers

Posted on 30th August 2012 by Justin Fox

African Safari Flora

Virtually the whole year round SIBUYA has flowers adding interest and colour to the landscape... even in the middle of winter! At the moment the forest margins and woodlands are festooned with pungently scented yellow flowers belonging to succulent creepers and shrubs, Senecio brachypodus and Senecio tamoides - CANARY CREEPER. Read More »