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Butterfly Pelargonium

Pelargonium papilionaceum

Also known as

Rambossie, Geranium

Partial Shade
Easy care
Moderate watering
Tender

8a-11b

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2m

Max

30cm

1m

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Butterfly Pelargonium Overview

A pelargonium worth growing in shady places in your garden. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Western Cape.

Common problems with Butterfly Pelargonium

How to propagate Butterfly Pelargonium

Cuttings

Propagate from softwood cuttings from spring to autumn.

Special features of Butterfly Pelargonium

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Butterfly 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.