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Botanical Name: Pelargonium species
Common Name(s): Geranium, Pelargonium
Categories: Ground Covers and Perennials
Pelargonium peltatum (Ivy-leaved geranium) is a trailing perennial with ivy-like foliage and showy pink flowers. It is ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and containers. P. Citronellum (Lemon-scented pelargonium) is a large (1m2) well-branched shrub with lemon-scented foliage and pink flowers. P. cucullatum (Hooded-leaf pelargonium), a similarly sized, fast-growing shrubby bush, has velvety foliage and light purple flowers from spring to summer. Hybrids of P. x domesticum (Regal pelargonium) are very decorative, forming small shrubs (400 x 400mm) with beautiful, large purple, red, pink or white flowers in spring.
Botanical Pronunciation: pel-ar-GON-e-um
Semi Frost Hardy
Ranging from light purple, purple, red, pink, white and maroons.