Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Gladiolus martleyi
Synonym (old name) - Gladiolus pillansii roseus
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Habitat Sandy and rocky flats, lower slopes
Flowering time February to May
Description Plants 20-35cm high, flowering stem without foliage leaves.
Corm depressed-globose with softly papery tunics.
Leaves produced after flowering, one or two, terete and four-grooved, c. 1mm in diameter.
Flowers pink with pale markings edged with red on the lower tepals, usually fragrant rose scent, in 3-11 flowered spike.
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