Pelargonium magenteum

This species forms a little shrub up to 1 m tall, with tuberous roots. The beautiful flowers may have any colour from pink to mauve and deep magenta, and appear from May to Olctober. The pictures have been taken at different spots within the distribution area, which runs from Vanrhynsdorp southwards to Montagu and eastwards to the surroundings of Calitzdorp. It is usually found on rocky outcrops.

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