Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Watsonia rogersii
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Habitat Mainly rocky sandstone slopes at low elevations, also granite and clay.
Flowering time October - December
Description Plants 30-50cm high. Leaves narrowly sword-shaped, 5-10mm wide. Flowers in lax, sometimes branched spikes, purple-pink, perianth tube 20-25mm long, flared above.
Watsonia = after Sir William Watson, a London physician and naturalist, d. 1787.
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