Pelargonium patulum

Pelargonium patulum has attractive leaves and flowers and was introduced to Europe during the late 1700s, This plant is native to the South Western areas of Cape Province similar to P. grandiflorum and P. tabulare.

It is particularly good for hanging baskets because it is a trailing plant with lovely flowers which are light pink with red markings,the flower stalk contains 3-4 flowers.

The leaves are rounded greyish green with five or more lobes.

pelargonium patulum

P. aridum

This young plant of P. aridum is growing well, it is native to a large area of the Eastern Cape Province and when mature it grows in tufts that have short stems and persistent petioles containing long hairs.
The rounded disk shaped leaves are divided into linear segments that curve inwards at the edges, the flowers are white to light yellow which are similar to that of P. barklyi.