Pelargonium cotyledonis
Pelargonium cotyledonis
Pelargonium cotyledonis
Pelargonium cotyledonis
Pelargonium cotyledonis
Pelargonium cotyledonis
Pelargonium cotyledonis

Pelargonium cotyledonis Old Father Live Forever

(This plant comes in a 3.5 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.)

Pelargonium cotyledonis, also known as Old Father Live Forever or Hollyhock-leaved Pelargonium, is native to Saint Helena Islands in the South Atlantic Ocean. Belonging to the Geraniaceae family, this succulent is a perennial plant, sparsely branched. It grows up to a height of 30 cm under cultivation and up to 1 meter in its natural habitat. For most of the year, the plant has no foliage. During the summer season, loose rosettes spring up. The Pelargonium cotyledonis bears white flowers in the summer season which is the flowering season. This perennial plant is not frost-hardy, is summer dormant, and is slow-growing. It needs full morning sun exposure and light shade for the best growth.

Growth Rate

The Pelargonium succulent is slow-growing.


During the summer season, the blooming season, the plant bears white flowers.


This plant is drought-tolerant. However, knowing when to water your Pelargonium cotyledonis is an important part of taking care of it. When the Hollyhock plant needs watering, new leaves start to grow.


Ensure that the soil drains off well and keep the soil completely dry between rounds of watering.


The hardiness zone for the succulent is 10a to 11b. The plant is not frost-hardy.


This plant should get morning sun exposure and remain under light shade during the rest of the day.


The ideal way of propagation is via seeds.

Pelargonium cotyledonis is a winter grower. It can tolerate drought conditions. After the dormant summer season, shower light sprays of water to encourage the plant to grow. Make it a part of your collection - buy today from Planet Desert.

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Great experience.

Healthy plant shipped quickly. Arrived damaged after rough handling in transit. Replacement arrived just a few days later.


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This plant is just lovely. I'm hoping it thrives while I'm looking after it.

Pelargonium cotyledonis

SKU: 1747

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