Fabulous vygies

"Vygies" (little figs) are the local name for the succulent family of Mesembryanthemaceae (Aizoaeae).  Other common names are ice plants, fig mairgold, mesembs, midday flower.  They steal the show with their fabulous display of vibrant colours.   Having adapted to conditions of great aridity some of their bizarre designs account for coping with lack of... Continue Reading →

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