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Almond-Scented Geranium, Oak Leafed Geranium
Scientific Name: Pelargonium quercifolium (L.f.) L'Hér. ex Aiton
Synonym:
Family: Geraniaceae
Almond-Scented Geranium, Oak Leafed Geranium (Pelargonium  quercifolium)
Pelargonium quercifolium at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden in late May
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 12-24
USDA: 9b-11 or grown as annual

Frost Tolerance: Protect from frost

Heat Tolerance: Light shade or morning sun in Phoenix in summer

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: South Africa (South Cape Province)

Growth Habits: Evergreen perennial, up to 3 feet tall (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water

Propagation: Softwood cuttings


Quercifolium comes from the Latine for 'Oak leaved'. This pelargonium is balsam or incense scented.

Blooming Habits:
Pink flowers.

Fruiting Habits:


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