Botanical name

Amphithalea ericifolia subsp. ericifolia

Family

Fabaceae
Amphithalea ericifolia subsp. ericifolia

Description

Erect to sprawling resprouting shrublet with woody branches, up to 50cm. Leaves simple and stalkless, lanceolate, margins strongly recurved, silky; flowers pink, rose and dark pink with a dark-violet keel; in many flowered terminal heads.

Habitat

Lowland fynbos, sandy soil between rocks.

Flower Date

April to November