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Pelargonium sericifolium
Scientific Name: Pelargonium sericifolium van der Walt
Synonym:
Family: Geraniaceae
Pelargonium  sericifolium
Pelargonium sericifolium at the Desert Botanical Garden in January
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Needs protection on freezing nights

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

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: South Africa (western Cape Province)

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrublet, to 2 feet tall (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water in summer, keep on the dry side in winter when dormant

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings


Blooming Habits:
The Pelargonium sericifolium has purple flowers in winter

Fruiting Habits:

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