Slowly the fire-scarred land is transforming into a wonderland with a vigorous blooming of lesser known flower species. Fire cleared out the overgrown vegetation where the taller plants had cut off the light to those which grow near the ground. Given the light and the space, geophytes are taking centre stage. The colours are gorgeous and like fire come in vivid hue.
As if born of fire, a design of orangey-red flames contrast against yellow.
Here’s another, the yellow Ixia dubia. A nuance of fire glows like embers through the petals.