Pelargonium curviandrum

Pelargonium curviandrum has lovely white to cream coloured flowers with dark red feathery marks on the upper narrow petals containing 4 stamens on a long flower stalk.

It is a tuberous plant which is dormant in the Summer months with soft hairy leaves which are oval in shape and grow at ground level forming a rosette of leaves at the base of the stem.

P. curviandrum is native to the Southern Cape in areas of the Little Karoo on mountainsides, sandstone, clay slopes and hill sides

pelargonium curviandrum painting

pelargonium curviandrum

P. curviandrum is another rare pelargonium, it is a geophyte ( remains dormant in Summer) with a woody tuber that is long or circular in form. The leaves are positioned low down and are large & oval in shape with an upright flower stem which contains white or cream flowers with purple markings on the upper petals, this plant is native to areas of the Little Karoo in the Southern Cape  mainly in mountains.

p. curviandrum