rooipoprosie, mooiblompleisterbos, red doll's rose
Perennial shrublet with grey bark. Younger branches red. Leaves strap-shaped occuring in clusters. Individual flowers on a raceme near the tips of branches. Twisted red or orange corolla in star-shaped yellow green calyx. Highly drought resistant and responds well to rain.
Distribution in the Hex
Rocky and sandy flats in the Hex River Arid Alluvium Fynbos vegetation type.