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Pelargonium  helmsii Carolin   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  helmsii Carolin 
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesVictoria
grassland and thickets
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description taproot, stems densely hirsute, leaves opposite, reniform to orbiculate, shallowly lobate, crenate, long petiolate, flowers 5-12 in compact umbel, petals 6-8mm long
Size10-25cm
Colordark rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHarden, G.J. (ed.): Flora of New South Wales (1990-1993)
Australian Plant Census biodiversity.org.au/nsl/services
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