Procumbent perennial. Stems very variable in length. Leaves bright green, drying rather greyish, narrowly oblong, not broadened above, serrulate on the abaxial angle. Flowers 9-10 cm in diameter. Petals yellow, fading pinkish, or purple. Stamens yellow. Naturalised nr. s.l
A native of the Cape Region of S. Africa, widely cultivated for ornament and its edible fruits, and introduced into many parts of the world.