Pelargonium nervifolium

Pelargonium nervifolium also known as the nerve leaved stork bill has an underground tuber which is turnip like in shape. The leaves are dark green, ovate with short hairs and has reddish purple veins, It grows to about 13 cm and looses its leaves in summer. The flowers are white to cream in colour with wine red markings on the upper petals and is native to the Western part of South Africa in part shade to full sun on hillsides and shrub land.

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