5 (10)cm, a dwarf species with ornamental cream star like flowers with a brownish red inner ring and sometimes with dark edges above narrow lanceolate leaves. Native from clay and granitic soils from the Bokkeveld Mountains to Swellendam. For any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot throughout the year. During dormancy and in winter keep drier at a minimum of some 10°C. VI-VIII.