Durbanville Nature Reserve – Long Storkbill- 2


Pelargonium elongatum is a small, soft-textured plant up to 25cm. Young leaves are heart-shaped but become 5-lobed when older, often with a reddish zonal marking; umbels of up to 6 dainty flowers are borne on long flower stalks, cream in color with red-wine markings on the 2 upper petals.


Pelargonium elongatum is a small straggling ground covering plant which prefers to grow under or next to taller plants. Best planted in medium-sized pots or in larger pots mixed with other plants, window boxes or planted in the garden. You can find them on stony slopes in the Southwestern and Southern Cape.

Long Storkbill, Pelargonium elongatum, Durbanville Nature Reserve, Durbanville, South Africa
  • Location: Durbanville Nature Reserve, Durbanville, South Africa
  • Date Taken: 2020-10-25
  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • Lens: Canon Zoom Lens EF-S 18-200 mm 3-5.6 IS
  • Exposure Program: Manual
  • Image Quality: RAW
  • F-Stop: f/5.6
  • Exposure Time: 1/1250 sec
  • ISO Speed: ISO-100
  • Focal Length: 200 mm
  • Metering Mode: Spot Metering
  • Handheld
  • Post Processing: Adobe Photoshop CS6
  • Photographer: Coreen Kuhn
  • Information: Field Guide to Fynbos by John Manning

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