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Pelargonium inquinans

   (Family: Geraniaceae)
   
Afrikaans: Wilde malva English: scarlet pelargonium  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 2m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (light)
  Has Medicinal Uses
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Summer
Preferred position:
Full Sun
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
 
Red
 
Pink
 
White
 
  Flower info
  Flower colour varies from bright red, which is more common, to pale pink. Salmon and even white flowers occur.
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf texture Hairy
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  The leaves are orbicular with crenate or finely toothed margins and have a velvety feel and glands.
 
 
Sow seeds in Autumn
 
  Seeds per fruit 5
  Seed info EDIT
  The seeds are oblong with an ovoid head with a corkscrew tail. Five seeds are produced per flower head. The tail allows the seed to pierce and secure itself in the soil if twisted around by the wind or by the movement of animals.
 
 
Description EDIT
Pelargonium inquinans with its striking flowers will bring colour to your garden throughout the year.
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