Pelargonium Tongaense

The young plant Pelargonium tongaense, native to areas of Natal in South Africa is now flowering, it has up to 10 brightly coloured red flowers on each flowering stalk that can attract butterflies and other insects, it also has light green Triangular lobed leaves.

Ant lion

Pelargonium viscossisimum at the moment has an Ant lion resting on its leaf stalks, it is a relative of the lacewing and is nocturnal which eats ants and other insects.

A new seedling of aridum started to come up about a week or two ago, it is a small tufted plant with finely divided leaves and creamy white or yellow flowers. Native to arid areas of the Succulent Karoo

Also the young plant of P. tongaense is also growing well, and when mature has red flowers that attracts butterflies.