• GERANIUM GERANIUM PELARGONIUM

GERANIUM PELARGONIUM - info

PELARGONIUM = GERANIUM = GERANIUM

The species best known are:

  • Pelargonium zonal: geranium Common
  • Pelargonium peltatum: geranium Ivy with the barrels falling; if it is a simple flower is called geranium Parisian;
  • Pelargonium grandiflorum: large flowers with five spots reddish brown;
  • Pelargonium aromatic species, scented like the P. odoratissimum, P. graveolens, P. radens.
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The species best known are:

  • Pelargonium zonal: or geranium Common foliage with hairy, heart-shaped, with a dark spot in the centre;
  • Pelargonium peltatum: or geranium Ivy with glossy leaves and fleshy, and the drums falling; it can be a simple flower (also known as the geranium in Paris) or a double flower;
  • Pelargonium grandiflorum: or geranium butterfly from the elegant flowers, with five spots reddish brown and leaves deeply lobed;
  • Pelargonium scented: are species that are scented such as P. odoratissimum, P. graveolens, P. radens.

Data sheet

Light
Sun direct
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
Flowering season
April May June July August September October
Season of Availability on the market - in Bloom with forced cultivation
April May June
Name
From the Greek geranos, a crane, and it is related to the shape of the fruit, which recalls the head of the bird of the marshes.
Origin
South Africa
Family
Geraniaceae
Colors
White Yellow Orange Red Pink Purple