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Pelargonium gibbosum

Gouty pelargonium

Arthritic Pelargonium
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Pelargonium gibbosum
Principal Common Name Gouty pelargonium
Common Name(s) Arthritic pelargonium
Description Pelargonium gibbosum is one of the few yellow pelargoniums with clusters of yellow flowers at the end of fairly long stems, strongly scented at night. Common names come from the unique 'swollen' joints. Considered a tough plant which needs little water once established. Normally summer dormant but will still look really good if given a little extra water in the summer.Prefer well drained loam or sandy soil.
General Comments
Height Range 1 - 2 FT
Spread Range 3 - 4 FT
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11 : 12
Leaf Color Blue-green
Leaf Texture Fragrant
Form Shrub
Flower Color Tan : Yellow
Flower Time Jan : Feb : Sept : Oct : Nov : Dec : Fall : Winter
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun) : Part Sun
Soil Preferences Loam : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Seasonal - winter water : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Bees : Attracts Birds : Attracts Butterflies : Attracts Insects : Container Plant : Drought tolerant : Flower : Foliage : Fragrance : Hanging Plant : Seaside tolerant

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