Pelargonium hortorum growing shrub of the genus Pelargonium also known as Zonal Pelargonium, Pelargonium hortorum perennial evergreen or annual used as fragrant ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, tropics or temperate climate and grow in hardiness zone 9+ as perennial and 3+ as annual.
Pelargonium hortorum leaves
Leaves color green and can be with purple or white, the shape can be round, heart and lobed.
Flower color can be: red, white, purple, peach, pink more than one color, five petals the flowers grow in clusters like an umbel
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Requirements for Pelargonium hortorum growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (to get the same cultivar)
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Dead leaves and for design
Size of the plant?
0.3-1.2m, 1-4 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun (can be burn in hot climate / Half Shade )
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower
Five petals flower, flowers grow in clusters like umbel the color can be peach, red, white, purple, pink more than one color,
Pelargonium x hortorum