(This plant comes in a 2.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . (The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Originally from South Africa, Pelargonium barklyi is admirably adapted to survive long rainless summers as a dormant. Leaves are produced with the advent of the winter rains, while flowering takes place towards the end of the growing season in September or October.
Pelargonium barklyi is a nice geophytic plant that grows from a large tuber and attains heights of up to 30-50 centimetres. During the winter months it produces large heart shaped leaves which varies in shape and size from plant to plant. It is grown primarily for the leaf, which are very decorative. The top of the leaf is light green distinctly hairy and covered with deep-veined veins with often a dark purple zones around the edge. The underside of the leaves is deep purple. These are followed by creamy white flowers. The flowers appear at the end of the winter and in early spring. The plant is dormant and leaf-less in summer
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