The flowers of Valeriana capensis var. nana grow in dense, rounded clusters at the tips of long, sturdy stems. The small flowers are white with five oblong petals that are rounded at the tips and form a tube at the base. White stamens spread above the corolla on long filaments, the anthers also whitish. The unopened buds are flushed with a tinge of pink on the specimen in the photo.
This specimen was photographed flowering in November in the Mkhomazi Wilderness Area of KwaZulu-Natal (Riley, 1963; JSTOR; iSpot).