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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium caledonicum
 

Young plant with juvenile leaves by Vered A. Mann.

  
Author:  Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus 1932
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Southern South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  15 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pale Pink/ Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Flower by Pete Liekkio.

The different leave shapes by Vered A. Mann.

   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus in 1932. It is found in southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to fifteen centimetres in height. The flowers are white to pale pink with red markings.

The species name; caledonicum refers to the origin of the plant; near Caledon which is a town in the Overberg region ;Western Cape province of South Africa.

Flower by Pete Liekkio.