25 (40)cm, makes showy, sweet violet-fragrant (!), usually pale mauve flowers with a nicely contrasting yellow throat on upright stems. Native of sandy to rocky soils from Namaqualand to Knysna. For any well drained soil in a sunny spot. Requires a good winter protection (i.e. dry mulch layer). Best grown in pots under frostfree conditions in a cool greenhouse or wintergarden with reduced watering and a winter minimum of some 5°C. VII-VIII.