Gladiolus caeruleus- A strict endemic of the Fynbos biome. Infact, it only occurs on Limestone outcrops on the West Coast. Development on this scenic coast, is starting to be a real threat to this species' existence.
What a beautiful flower from a bud that looks like an acorn! Correa backhouseana is a species of flowering plant in the family Rutaceae. It is a coastal shrub, endemic to southern Australia. It grows up to 2 metres in height.
Colorado Columbine - by Lynn Bauer - Blue Columbine: The columbine (from the Latin word for dove, columba), is a circlet of petals thought to resemble doves. The blue columbine is a symbol of fidelity, and often appears in paintings of Mary.