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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium pinnatum
 

Two young plants by Vered A. Mann.

 

  

Author:  Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle 1792
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Southwest Cape; South Africa
Soil:  Mixed
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:   Centimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Cream -Yellow - Salmon - Pink - Deep Purple/ Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Geranium pinnatum, Carl Linnaeus 1753. Geranium prolificum var. pinnatum, Linne 1763.

The caudex of a young plant by Vered A. Mann.

   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle 1792 in 1792. It is found in the South Western Cape of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 20 centimetres in height. The flowers are from white over cream to yellow, salmon, pink and dark purple.

The species name refers to the pinnate leaves.

This is a winter grower.