Berkheya purpurea flower
Habit in bloom.
Seedling - note the tiny spines already on the leaves
Going to seed.
note the flower stem starting to form in the middle
'Zulu Warrior' is an apt name....I wouldn't want to mess with those spines!
In every stage these flowers are fascinating.
Newly opened Berkheya purpurea "Zulu Warrior" flower.