Pelargonium australe

Pelargonium australe has now started to flower for the first time after a few years, it has some similarities to Pelargonium capitatum although only some are lightly scented. The flowers are white to light pink with darker markings, containing up to 12 flowers on long flowering stalks.

This plant grows in southern Australia over a large area as well as Eastern Tasmania and New Zealand.

The Latin word ‘australe’ means Southern referring to the Southern part of Australia where this pelargonium grows, in many different environments including mountainous, coastal and dry sandy areas in full sun to semi sun.

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