Old Father Live-Forever
Pelargonium cotyledonis

Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pelargonium (pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (Info)
Species: cotyledonis (ko-ty-LEE-don-is) (Info)
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Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Perennials

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Bronze-Green

Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Veined

Succulent

Leathery-Textured

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Dec 9, 2009, AnalogDog from Mountlake Terrace, WA (Zone 8a) wrote:

I have a small seedling that I got at Huntington's spring sale, growing pretty well, but it appears to have reduced leaves due to growing in strong light. Orginially one stem, it appers to be developing 2 more at this time.