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Geranium  digitatum R.Knuth   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  digitatum R.Knuth 
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocks
Altitude3000-4000m
Description leaves orbiculate, long petiolate, appressed silvery sericeous, palmatpartite, segments entire, flowers 15mm across, hidden amongst leaves, sepals silvery
Size10-15cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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