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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  tricolor Curtis 
SynonymsPelargonium violareum Jacq.
 Pelargonium elatum (Sweet) DC.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude400-1400m
Description leaves long, thinly petiolate, pilose, lanceolate or oblong, incised dentate or lobate, floral pedicels ramose, 2-3-flowered, sepals lanate, acuminate
Size10-30cm
Colorreddish white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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