Pelargonium crassipes

Pelargonium crassipes has lovely small pink flowers with darker pink markings, this plant is native to Namaqualand in Namiba , South Africa where it grows in arid conditions. It is a low growing shrub up to 30 cm 12 in height, The stems are short with many petioles and finely divided oblong shaped leaves.

crassipes was first discovered by Francis Masson, the Scottish botanist who traveled to Africa in search of new species 1772-1775

pelargonium crassipes

 

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