For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa.

Monday, September 22, 2008

Lonely petunia in an onion patch

Well not quite, but close enough. These flowers are like weeds and come up all over the show. They do not have seeds so I am not sure how they propagate themselves, but I do know the ants love them. They have pink and white flowers and grow to a height of about 3 foot. Very often they are found in places like this:
There is not a scrap of soil in this rock so it is putting out roots on the side.

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