(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).
Native to South Africa, Pelargonium triste is a geophytic species that has a large, subterranean tuber with a very nice and characteristic cracked, woody bark tuberous roots. leaves are are hairy, divided, and softly feathered, resembling the leaves of a carrot plant.
Flowers: Pale yellow star-shaped with dark maroon to black markings and are scented at night.
Blooming Season: August to February.
These plants are best grown in containers, and will grow up to 7 inches tall. It is best to withhold water during their dormant period in summer.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||August to february.|
|Common Name||Pelargonium triste|
|Frost Tolerance||8 °c|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Scientific Name||Pelargonium triste|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|