Cape Tulip

Cape Tulip

Moraea collina

Scientific name

Cup-shaped scented flowers are yellow, pink (or pale salmon) or peach with yellow nectar guides, that open in the afternoon.

References and further reading

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Image credit: © gerhardmalan

Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Suitable for clay soil

Suitable for sandy soil

It provides food for:


Monkey beetle

Moraea collina is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld Cape Flats Dune Strandveld

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