Pelargonium peltatum (is a frost hardy perennial semi-evergreen forb/subshrub/vine/herb with white flowers in early ) Autumn, early Summer, late Spring, late Summer and mid Summer. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are . It has average drought tolerance. It looks best in Autumn, Spring and Summer.
Pelargonium peltatum grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6 (acidic ranges from 5.6 to 6) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.
This is a rounded plant and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.5m / 1.5ft and spread of 0.3m / 11.8in. It can take 2-3 years to reach its ultimate height.
It has green and purple leaves. They arein shape.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
Bank and slope, container plant, cottage informal garden, drought resistant, flower border and bed, hanging basket and attractive foliage.
Propagation techniques include cuttings and ground layer.-4°C / 24.8F to 2-3 years 0.5m / 1.5ft 0.3m / 11.8in
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