‘WHERE FLOWERS BLOOM, SO DOES HOPE’
With the temperature in Pretoria reaching the 30s, and flowering plants across the city coming into bloom, winter has been packed away as a memory, and the promise of summer is in the air.
The yellow trumpet flower heralds the arrival of spring.
The popular bougainvillea has brightly coloured leaves.
Purple bauhinia or camel’s foot trees are in bloom across the city.
Bottlebrush flowers, so named because of their resemblance to a brush, attract bees.
The daisy comes in a striking variety of colours and centres.
One of the first trees to flower in spring is the Erythrina or coral tree.