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Photo by
Marc Altenloh. The wide leaves are juvenile.

Young plant by Vered A. Mann.

The flower by  Donn Reiners,

Author: Harriet M.Louisa Bolus, 1932
Origin:  West Cost; South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  21 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pale Pink / Dark Red
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Geraniaceae family was described by Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus in 1932. It is found along the west coast of South Africa, grown in well-drained soil with some water and some sun. The flowers are white or crème colour to pale pink with dark red markings.

The genera name from Greek; pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the bills of storks. The species name means 'thin leaves'.

This is a winter-grower. 

Young plant by Vered A. Mann.