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Pelargonium cotyledonis

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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

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive AnalogDog 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.



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