Castelnau RB Pyrenée, France(Zone 8a)

This is one of an american bred series of Unique pelargoniums.
It certainly hits you in the eye

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Willacoochee, GA(Zone 8b)

yeah, i had seen this in Hazel Key's book 1001pelar and just needed one :p

Castelnau RB Pyrenée, France(Zone 8a)

I just got that book too, as well as Faye Brawner's very good, but mistitled 'Geraniums - the Complete Encyclopedia'

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHH! Why not call a Pelargonium a Pelargonium?
There's not a single geranium in the book that I can find
The only references are a rather lame explanation of why she's misnamed the book. Why not educate people instead of perpetuating the confusion?????!!!!!!

Apart from that, I like her book very much LOL

Willacoochee, GA(Zone 8b)

quite a shame too seeing as how she is one of the main 'authorities' on Pelargoniums in the USA.

Castelnau RB Pyrenée, France(Zone 8a)

yes, what a missed opportunity :(

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