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Pelargonium radens

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Family: Geraniaceae (jer-ay-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pelargonium (pe-lar-GO-nee-um) (Info)
Species: radens (RAY-denz) (Info)

Synonym:Pelargonium radula

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Category:
Annuals
Herbs
Perennials
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Aromatic

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dansgirl On Dec 3, 2006, dansgirl from Atascadero, CA (Zone 10b) wrote:

very hardy little plant. smells wonderful. I have two of these and both have overcome harsh winters, hot summers and very wet springs.I have to do very little to keep these guys going!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Atascadero, California
Thousand Oaks, California



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