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Would have been cool to be here, when they were in growth.

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Author: Nicolaus J. von Jacquin, 1797
Origin:  Southern Namibia, North-Western South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  12 Centimetres
Height:  70 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pink / Dark Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:   Pelargonium crithmifolium, it seems

This member of the Geraniaceae family was described by Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin in 1797. It is found in western south Namibia and northern west South Africa, growing in grit or other well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to twelve centimetres in diameter and 70 centimetres tall. The flowers are brownish-pink with dark pink markings. 

The genera name from Greek; pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the bills of storks. The species name is referring to the flower clusters (panicles).

This is a winter-grower.

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