Lawns in the Cape that become seeded by Arctotheca calendula may flower like this in winter and spring, in spite of regular mowing. Maybe it happens because of the mowing: damaged or struggling plants often rush into blooming earlier, to reproduce quickly when life is likely to be shorter.
Gardeners have a choice of removing invading plants that don't fit for their lawns to look neat. Alternatively they may be left to flower, embracing the colourful diversity above stern precision.
Going with the flow in life, versus maintaining unidimensional order are choices that reinforce natural tendencies of personality and temperament, or avoided in seeking balance. Every garden, house and work station earns a scale-point best describing the individual's nature or choice between extreme opposites.
And all keep watching or at least noticing forever, make sense of the world, of others and the self. These flowers were seen on a vacant stand near the beach, close to Hermanus.