Pelargonium griseum is a tall spreading shrub-let which has unique flowers compared to other pelargonium species. The flower contains four petals in which the upper petals roll lengthways forming a tube with two lower smaller petals. The flowers are light pink with darker pink markings and long stamens. The leaves are small and are multi-divided greyish green. P. griseum is a rare pelargonium in gardens and is native to the Cape Province which grows on hill sides and slopes, similar to P. dolomiticum & P. tragacathoides.