This plant has a mild fragrance
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Heart-Leaved Pelargonium Overview
This low-growing, low-maintenance, multi-branched, aromatic shrub has beautiful heart-shaped leaves and pink flowers with purple markings. Pelargonium cordifolium has a long flowering period from winter through to summer. Peaking in spring time and can grow in both full sun and semi-shade.
Common problems with Heart-Leaved Pelargonium
Pelargonium cordifolium is generally not bothered by pests or diseases.
Heart-Leaved Pelargonium Companion Plants
Other Pelargonium sp., Plectranthus
How to harvest Heart-Leaved Pelargonium
Flowers can be harvested by cutting their stems and using them for cut flowers.
How to propagate Heart-Leaved Pelargonium
Take tip cuttings in late summer to autumn just below a leaf node and remove all lower leaves. Dip base into rooting hormone powder and plant in coarse river sand in a 15 cm deep container in shade.
Seeds can be sown shallowly in mid to late summer.
Special features of Heart-Leaved Pelargonium
Other uses of Heart-Leaved Pelargonium
A decorative long flowering shrub for the garden.