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PlantFiles: Geranium
Pelargonium auritum

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pelargonium (pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (Info)
Species: auritum (aw-RY-tum) (Info)

Synonym:Pelargonium auritum var. auritum

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Dark Purple/Black
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Smooth-Textured
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Succulent

Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

1 positive
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Kell On Nov 27, 2011, Kell from Northern California, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Pelargonium auritum var. auritum is a tuberous species found in the South West Cape area of South Africa. I love the so cool black flowers. The leaves evidently vary and can be more succulent and differ in shape.



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