Trachyandra tortilis (Baker) Oberm. by southafricanplants.net: A small plant from 'Namaqualand', an arid region of Namibia and South Africa. #Succulent

Trachyandra tortilis is a small bulbous plant from South Africa’s “Namaqualand” region. Usually seen growing in deep sany soils, sometimes in heavier, silt-like soils, where the plants tend to be dwarfed growing only to a maximum of in height.

Red Quartz from South Africa - if I've pinned this before it is because I really really love red quartz!

Red Quartz from South Africa - rare - beautiful ❦ CHRYSTALS ❦ semi precious stones ❦

Namaqualand wildflowers, Namaqualand, South Africa, one of the world's largest wildflower blooms, Dimropotheca sp. Quiver tree, Aloe dichotoma

Namaqualand wildflowers, Namaqualand, South Africa, one of the world's largest wildflower blooms.

Richtersveld, South Africa: This is one of the hottest places I have been. But the plants are very interesting and you have the Orange River to cool off. Watch the monkey's because they are watching you!

Richtersveld, Northern Cape, South Africa: This is one of the hottest places. But the plants are very interesting and you have the Orange River to cool off. Watch out for the monkeys !

Quiver Tree Forest in Nieuwoudtville One of the many ancient Quiver Trees (Aloe dichotoma) in the "Quiver Tree Forest" in Nieuwoudtville, South Africa Photo by Martin Heigan

One of the many ancient Quiver Trees (Aloe dichotoma) in the "Quiver Tree Forest" in Nieuwoudtville, South Africa ~ Photo by Martin Heigan

Namaqualand, South Africa - wild flowers in spring

The Namaqualand Flower Route lies roughly 5 hours north of Cape Town. You can already see evidence of flowers even in Cape Town, and Postberg, a small section of the West Coast.

Namaqualand woman still wearing the traditional "kappie" (hat) (South Africa)

Ansie du Toit, Namaqualand woman still wearing the traditional "kappie" (hat) (South Africa)

God's own garden - the wildflowers of Namaqualand in the Spring time.

Learn about some of the coolest places on earth, including The Valley of Flowers National Park in West Himalaya, India!

Photographer Francois Visser capturing the ever well known flowering desert of Namaqualand in South Africa Credit: Between 10 and 5

Photographer Francois Visser capturing the ever well known flowering desert of Namaqualand in South Africa Credit: Between 10 and 5

Anatolian shepherd dogs in the Namaqualand National Park – an innovative project aiding in conservation.

Anatolian shepherd dogs in the Namaqualand National Park – an innovative project aiding in conservation.

Frans Lanting - Dead man fingers, Dactylopsis digitata, Knersvlakte, Namaqualand, South Africa:

Frans Lanting - Dead man fingers, Dactylopsis digitata, Knersvlakte, Namaqualand, South Africa:

Namaqualand Flower Tour

8 Day guided Namaqualand Flower Tour departing from Johannesburg and Pretoria. Enjoy beautiful scenery and spectacular nature during August and September.

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