Wildflower Reserves – Tienie Versfeld

This fascinating reserve is located on the R315 between Darling and Yzerfontein and has an extensive network of paths to explore, leading visitors into its 22 ha of Swartland Granite Renosterveld and associated seasonal wetlands. The site is home to a spectacular array of different bulb species with a flowering season peaking during August and September.

Tienie Versfeld Nature Reserve forms part of a farm, was donated to the Botanical Society of South Africa by Marthinus Versfeld, known in the Darling area as ‘Oom Tienie’. Marthinus’s sister Muriel was one of the founding members of the Darling Wildflower Society.