The caudex by Vered A. Mann.
Rather pale flowers by Vered
Slightly more pink, but still
rather pale. Photos by Vered A. Mann.
This member of the
Geraniaceae family was given this name by George Don in
1831. It is found
in the South West Cape area of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The turnip shaped tuber can grow to three
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 18 centimetres in
flowers are pink with wine red markings.
This is a winter grower,
flowering in summer - in the wild.