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Hooded-Leaf Pelargonium

Pelargonium cucullatum

Also known as

Herba Althaea, Geranium, Pelargonium

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

30cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Hooded-Leaf Pelargonium Overview

Pelargonium cucullatum is the parent of many modern pelargonium hybrids.  It is a fast growing, tough shrub tolerant to coastal conditions, and is also excellent for growing in containers on a sunny patio, informal borders and rockeries.

Common problems with Hooded-Leaf Pelargonium

How to propagate Hooded-Leaf Pelargonium

Cuttings

Root division or softwood cuttings from spring to autumn.

Division

Special features of Hooded-Leaf Pelargonium

Attracts birds

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Pioneer

Other uses of Hooded-Leaf Pelargonium

Grown for their foliage and colourful flowers. Some are grown for the fragrance of their leaves. They are useful in pots or as bedding plants; in warm conditions flowers are borne almost continuously. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Medicinal

Pelargonium (Indoor Geraniums)

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