Flower by Pete Liekkio.
The different leave shapes by
Vered A. Mann.
This member of the
Geraniaceae family was given this name by Harriet Margaret
Louisa Bolus in 1932. It is found
in southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to fifteen centimetres in
flowers are white to pale pink with red markings.
The species name; caledonicum
refers to the origin of the plant; near Caledon which is a town in
the Overberg region ;Western Cape province of South Africa.