Pelargonium klinghardtense (1)

This species occurs on both sides of the Orange River, from the Klinghardt Mountains in the northwest to Witputs in the east.  With an annual rainfall of about 70 or 80 mm (occurring in winter) this is a very dry area. In many years there is even hardly any rain at all. The good news is that the meager amount of rain is supplemented by early morning mists throughout the year.
The plants grow on or against rocky outcrops, more or less in the open. They flower mainly between May and September.

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