Namakwaland starts to flower.

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Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:30 pm

It looks like time has come for the annual flowers to show themselves. A few pics taken by a friend of mine. They were taken near Springbok at a place called Concordia. It looks like the flowers are going to be awesome this year, I hope so.
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Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:14 pm

Amazing! It's a miraculous spectacle each year, no matter if it's more or less than the year before! Mother nature doing her thing ..... :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:08 am

Nice its amazing I drove down from the river 2 weeks ago and the quiver trees around Springbok was in full bloom. According to the locals in the area that is always a good indication that we will have a amazing flower season. I wonder if the flowers on the West Coast has started to come out.
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Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:34 am

When is the best month to go? I intend to do a trip this year - should it be August or September?
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Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:18 am

Harold if you are only doing Richterveld I would say anything from beginning August. Day temp at the river at the moment is amazing average of 25 degrees Celsius day temp.
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Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:21 am

That is good news. Yes, unless we get drastic cold or heat I think we will have a good flowering season.
Nothing in Langebaan yet but I am sure they will stick out their heads soon.
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Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:50 pm

Thanks Roger. That looks GOOD ! :)

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Tue Jul 02, 2013 7:41 pm

Thanks for sharing Roger. End July beginning August is usually good...end August/September there is normally a lot of wind.
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