Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Brunsvigia orientalis

Click on the photo for a better picture
 Brunsvigia orientalis   Brunsvigia orientalis


Sandy coastal flats


Flowering time

February to April


Plants 40-50cm high. Bulb 10-15cm in diameter, tunics brittle. Leaves appear after flowering, 4-8 tongue-shaped, spread out along ground, 7-19cm wide, upper surface usually velvety. Flowers 20-40 in large spherical umbel, bright to light red, lobes turning back in the upper half. They are followed by fruitung heads which roll about in the wind, scattering the seeds as they rotate.

Please sign the petition - We call on Donald Grant to scrap the Hermanus Bypass Road proposal

Executive Summary of Comments on Bypass FSC.pdf
Hermanus Botanical Society COMMENTS on Bypass Final Scoping Report.pdf
Letter - Not yet registered as an I&AP.pdf

Tweets by @fernkloofza

Hermanus Botanical Society Fernkloof Nursery


This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 29