Fernkloof Nature Reserve
Scientific name - Pelargonium candicans
Synonym (old name) - Pelargonium canariense
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Flowering time Flowers throughout the year
Description A low growing shrub to about 30cm.
The very striking four-petalled, white to pale-pink flowers have beetroot coloured veins on the two larger upper petals. Five fertile stamens are present.
The leaves are cordate in outline, usually 3-lobed with round-toothed margins. They are velvety and tending to grey in colour.
candicans = 'hoary or woolly', referring to the leaves
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