Durbanville Nature Reserve – Painted Lady Gladiolus – 4

Description:

Gladiolus carneus is a perennial, 25-60 cm, with narrowly sword-shaped leaves; bears funnel-shaped, pink or white flowers, often with dark pink markings on the lower tepals, with a tube 20-40 mm long that is about as long as the upper tepal.

Their flowering season is from October to December.

Habitat:

Gladiolus carneus are mainly found on sandstone, often in damp sites in the Southwestern and Southern Cape.

Painted Lady Gladiolus, Gladiolus carneus, 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: 1/320 sec
  • ISO Speed: ISO-100
  • Focal Length: 100 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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