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Geranium

Pelargonium carnosum

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

30cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

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    Geranium Overview

    A deciduous perennial succulent with a smooth, swollen stem and ovate, pinnate grey green leaves 7-14cm. Clusters of star-shaped whiteish-green flowers are borne in summer. From South Africa.

    Common problems with Geranium

    How to propagate Geranium

    Cuttings

    Root division or softwood cuttings from spring to autumn.

    Division

    Other uses of Geranium

    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.