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Pelargonium sidoides

Kalwerbossie Geranium

African Geranium, South African Geranium
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Pelargonium sidoides
Principal Common Name Kalwerbossie Geranium
Common Name(s) African Geranium, South African Geranium
Synonym
Description Pelargonium sidoides is generally known as a medicinal plant with silver-green leaves and deep burgundy flowers on tall stems. Considered easy to grow with relatively low water needs once established.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity African
Height Range 12 - 18 IN
Spread Range 12 - 18 IN
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 8 : 9 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10b
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture Fuzzy
Form Shrub
Flower Color Burgundy
Flower Time Apr : May : June : July : Aug : Sept : Oct : Spring : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : Sparse
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Container Plant : Flower : Foliage

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