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Pelargonium cordifolium

Pelargonium cordifolium
Common names: heart-leaved pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... Kirstenbosch NBG September 2000 This attractive pelargonium flowers from June to January with a peak in September (spring). The ... petals are lighter in colour. The main stem of  Pelargonium cordifolium  is woody at the base, while the side branches are ...

18 / 09 / 2000 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium cucullatum

Pelargoinium cucullatum
Common names: hooded-leaf pelargonium, herba althaea (Eng.); wildemalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Garden November 2000   When in flower Pelargonium cucullatum is covered with pinkish, purple flowers and is the most conspicuous pelargonium in the south western Cape, especially when growing in dense ...

20 / 11 / 2000 | L May | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium sidoides

Pot of P. sidoides in foreground
Common names: black pelargonium (Eng.) kalwerbossie, rabassam (Afr.), ikubalo, iyeza lesikhali (Xhosa), khoara-e-nyenyane (Southern Sotho), umckaloabo (German remed
Family: Geraniaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden May 2001 Pelargonium sidoides  forms a rosette-like plant with crowded leaves. It is ... shoorting again from the roots when the rains come . Pelargonium Pelargonium sidoides  can be planted in rockeries in full ...

28 / 05 / 2001 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium suburbanum subsp. suburbanum

Pelargonium suburbanum subsp. suburbanum
Common names: dune pelargonium (Eng.) wildemalva
Family: Geraniaceae

... information updated in August 2016   Pelargonium suburbanum subsp. suburbanum is a sprawling, mat forming ... to mid summer (June to well into January). Pelargonium suburbanum occurs in the winter rainfall area of southern Africa, ...

17 / 09 / 2001 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium betulinum

Pelargonium betulinum
Common names: camphor-scented pelargonium, birch-leaved pelargonium (Eng.); kanferblaar, maagpynbossie, suurbos (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... on the petals, particularly on the two upper petals. Pelargonium betulinum flowers during spring and summer, with a peak from ... a few flowers appearing all summer until February. Pelargonium betulinum is confined to the coastal areas of the winter-rainfall ...

08 / 10 / 2001 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium tomentosum

Pelargonium tomentosum
Common names: peppermint-scented pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Gardens September 2002 Pelargonium tomentosum is an aromatic, low-growing, sprawling subshrub with ... from spring to summer (October to January). Pelargonium tomentosum is confined to mountains where it occurs naturally in ...

23 / 09 / 2002 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium zonale

Pelargonium zonale
Common names: horse-shoe pelargonium (Eng.); wildemalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden November 2002 Pelargonium zonale is an erect or scrambling shrub. It can reach a height of ... from September to November. Pelargonium zonale is widely distributed in southern Africa, often a ... also on rocky outcrops with scrub vegetation. Pelargonium Pelargonium zonale is an easy plant to grow, and does best ...

09 / 12 / 2002 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium graveolens

Pelargonium graveleons
Common names: Rose-scented pelargonium, wildemalva
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden November 2002 Pelargonium graveolens  is an erect, much-branched shrub, that can reach a ... regions, the summer is hot and the winter is mild, and Pelargonium graveolens is found growing on the mountains, in sheltered ...

23 / 12 / 2002 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium tongaense

Pelargonium tongaense
Common names: Tonga pelargonium (Eng.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... palmate leaves which resemble those of the popular Pelargonium peltatum . Pelargonium tongaense flowers freely over an extended period from spring to ...

17 / 05 / 2004 | T Mukoma | Lowveld NBG
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Pelargonium echinatum

Pelargonium echinatum
Common names: prickly-stemmed pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... Ian Oliver Karoo Desert NBG July 2004 Pelargonium echinatum  is summer deciduous. The leafless plants conserve ... and using its green succulent stem for photosynthesis. Pelargonium Pelargonium echinatum will live for approximately 20 years, ...

26 / 07 / 2004 | Ian Oliver | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium crithmifolium

Pelargonium crithmifolium
Common names: samphire-leaved pelargonium (Eng.); jakopregopbossie, dikstam-malva, gnom, kana (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... knobs on them, and greenish yellow with peeling bark.  Pelargonium crithmifolium  is summer deciduous. The plant is able to ... of 1 m. They can live for more than forty years. Pelargonium crithmifolium occurs in southern Namibia, the Richtersveld and ...

02 / 08 / 2004 | Ian Oliver | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium grossularioides

Close up of flowers
Common names: gooseberry-leaved pelargonium ( Eng. ); rooirabas, rooirabassam, rooistingelhoutbas (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... plant which usually only lasts about a year. Pelargonium grossularioides has a fairly wide distribution, occurring from ... Bees that are looking for nectar probably pollinate it. Pelargonium This would be a useful species where a very low-growing ...

11 / 04 / 2005 | Jane Forrester | Harold Porter NBG
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Pelargonium transvaalense

Pelargonium transvaalense
Common names: Transvaal perlagonium (Eng)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden May 2005 Pelargonium transvaalense is a deciduous, tuberous herbaceous perennial, low ... of about 800 to 1400 mm throughout the summer season. Pelargonium Plants are very attractive when planted en masse and thrive in ...

09 / 05 / 2005 | T Mukoma | Lowveld NBG
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Pelargonium peltatum

Pelargonium peltatum
Common names: ivy-leaved pelargonium, ivy geranium, cascading geranium (Eng.); kolsuring (Afr.); umnewana, ityholo (isiXhosa)
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2005 Pelargonium peltatum is a climbing, semi-succulent perennial, trailing ... summer, from September to December. Pelargonium peltatum grows along coastal and succulent scrub from Bainskloof ...

17 / 10 / 2005 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium capitatum

Flowers
Common names: rose-scented pelargonium, coast pelargonium ( Eng. ); kusmalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Trevor Adams Kirstenbosch NBG November 2005 Pelargonium capitatum is a shrubby or bushy, low-growing plant. It grows to ... from September to October. The rose-scented pelargonium occurs from Lamberts Bay, all along the coast, through the Eastern ...

28 / 11 / 2005 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium triste

Pelargonium triste flowers
Common names: night-scented pelargonium ( Eng. ); kaneeltjie, rooiwortel (Afr.); wit n/eitjie (Khoi)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Trevor Adams Kirstenbosch NBG February 2006 Pelargonium triste is a geophytic species that has a large, subterranean ... at night. Plants flower from August to February. Pelargonium triste occurs from Steinkopf in Northern Cape to Albertinia in ...

27 / 02 / 2006 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium acetosum

Pelargonium acetosum
Common names: sorrel-leaved pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... Garden April 2006 updated October 2017   Pelargonium acetosum is a bushy, well-branched shrublet that grows to a ... the soil, thus enhancing the chances of germination. Pelargonium The sorrel-leaved pelargonium can easily be grown from cuttings ...

10 / 04 / 2006 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium elegans

Growing in a pot
Common names: elegant pelargonium, stork's-bill (Eng.); malva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Garden February 2007     Pelargonium elegans is a small tufted perennial up to 450 mm high. The stem ... Flowering is from September to January. Pelargonium elegans is confined to coastal flats and dunes in the Hermanus, ...

26 / 02 / 2007 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium citronellum

Leaves
Common names: citronella pelargonium, lemon-scented pelargonium ( Eng. ); malva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... for information on the propagation and cultivation of Pelargonium citronellum and Alice Notten for helping with the writing of this article. Pelargonium citronellum is an evergreen, bushy, strongly lemon-scented ...

26 / 03 / 2007 | Luyanda Mjuleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium ovale

In flower
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden May 2007 Pelargonium ovale is a low-growing, small shrub, up to 300 mm high. The ... period from spring to summer. The genus Pelargonium belongs to the family Geraniaceae, a large family of 11 genera and ...

21 / 05 / 2007 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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