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Pelargonium australe

native geranium

A small perennial plant growing to a height and width of 50cm and usually forming a rounded bush.
 
originNSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, WA.
cultural notesAn adaptable plant found naturally in a range of habitats from semi-arid to coastal to alpine. Prefers a sunny position.
toleratestolerant of frost, drought and a wide range of soils.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourPale pink or white flowers streaked with red. They occur on long stalks and in clusters.
foliage colourThe leaves are light green and kidney shaped, with 5-7 lobes.
widthup to 0.5m
heightup to 0.5m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesCan be used in rockeries or in pots.

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