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Falkia repens

This is a thinly hairy, mat-forming rhizomatous perennial which grows in damp coastal flats and seeps. The leaves can have various shapes but they are generally broadly ovate  (hence the Afrikaans name : Little ears) with rounded tips and bases. The single flower are trumpet-shaped and solitary.

Family Name:
Common Name:
White carpet (Eng.); oortjies (Afr.)
Plant Height:
25 cm
Flower Colour:
White Pink
Flowering Time:
October, November, December