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plant description

Pelargonium denticulatum is an upright branching shrub which grows to about 150 cm (59 inches) in height. The dark green sticky leaves are triangular and finely divided with pinkish purple flowers and darker red or pink markings on the upper petals, with each flowering stalk contains 3-6 flowers.

This plant is native to the South Western Cape in moist areas close to streams,valleys and mountainsides which has Summer and Winter rainfall.

growing conditions
It prefers slightly sandy soil conditions(PH.acid)and semi shade to sun part shade part of the day. Ideal for large pots,planted in the garden,fragrant gardens or near to water features.

Pelargonium  denticulatum

This is a pelargonium of exceptional delicacy & charm, the leaves are balsam-scented finely divided, triangular and sticky to the touch which can be used for essential oil and to add flavour to food & beverages. The foliage can also be included in flower arrangements. It has pinkish-purple flowers with darker markings on the upper petals in clusters of about 3-6 flowers. P. denticulatum is a low-growing shrub which reaches about 150 cm/59 inches in height and prefers slightly sandy soil conditions in part shade. The name “denticulatum” is derived from the Latin word meaning small teeth referring to the sharp pointed toothed margins along the edge of the leaves. It is ideal for larger pots, planted in the garden, in fragrant gardens or near water features.

Tooth leaved pelargonium

 each packet contains 5 seeds

€4.35 In stock

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Plant details

Growth habit- low growing shrub

Soil type- sandy loam  PH acid

Height-150 cm/ 59 in

Flower period- Spring Summer

Position- part shade to sun part of the day

Gardening icons by Jozef Mikulcik

Scented leaf  uses

The leaves have a balsam fruity scent which can be used for the distillation of essential oil and to add flavour to food & beverages. Its delicate foliage can also be included in flower arrangements.