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Doronteantus/magic carpet

Mesembryanthemum criniflorum

Description:

Is a garden flower, native from South Africa. It forms mats of narrow, fleshy, crystalline-textured leaves that can be completely hidden by the multitude of two inch flowers with glossy shiny petals of a soft apricot colour with an inner darker pink ring surrounding the dark centre.

Habitat:

Gardens all over Europe.

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Oud-Heverlee, Vlaanderen, Belgium

Spotted on Jul 21, 2011
Submitted on Jul 30, 2011

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