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A little madness in the Spring
Is wholesome even for the King.
~Emily Dickinson

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Babiana sambucina – the Baboon flower

Baboons love to eat the corms.

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Mesembryanthemum (meaning “midday flowering”)  or Icicle plant

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a mixed display of Spring flowers in Namaqualand

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Gold Spurge or Geel melkbos (Euphorbia mauritanica)

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The naked earth is warm with Spring,
And with green grass and bursting trees
Leans to the sun’s kiss glorying,
And quivers in the sunny breeze.
~Julian Grenfell

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