Pelargonium is a genus of flowering plants which includes about 200 species of perennials, succulents, and shrubs, commonly known as geraniums (in the United States also storksbills). Confusingly, Geranium is the correct botanical name of a separate genus of related plants often called cranesbills or hardy geraniums. Both genera belong to the family Geraniaceae. Pelargonium species are evergreen perennials indigenous to Southern Africa, and are drought and heat tolerant, but can tolerate only minor frosts. They are extremely popular garden plants, grown as bedding plants in temperate regions.
Growing to 30cm this perennial has trailing stems and simple pinnate leaves with an umbel of dark pinkish-purple flowers that have dark red marks. Flowers winter to summer. Good for growun cover or as a fature plant in a hanging basket.
USDA Zone - 9
Season to Sow - Autumn
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