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Pelargonium  Longicaule

Butterfly bush

Each packet contains 5 seeds €4.25

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A  striking & elegant pelargonium with long stems, dark green deeply divided leaves &  white to pale pink flowers that resemble a butterfly on long peduncles  also known as the butterfly bush.

Pelargonium longicaule is a low growing  slightly woody  trailing shrub-let with long stems that grow up to 50 cm (20 inches) and the dark green divided leaves have a reddish tint.

The name longicaule is derived from the Latin word ‘longus’ meaning long and ‘caulis’ meaning stem , this refers to the long stems of this plant. It prefers sandy loam soil conditions in full sun to part shade and is ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes and small-medium sized pots.

plant description

Pelargonium longicaule is a low growing trailing shrub-let with long stems that grow up to 50 cm (20 inches),the dark green finely divided leaves have a reddish tint and elegant white to pale pink flowers that resemble a butterfly.

This plant is native to South Africa in the South Western Cape where it grows in sand dunes,sandstone and coastal areas which has winter rainfall.

growing conditions

Pelargonium longicaule prefers sandy/loam soil conditions in full sun to part shade. It is ideal for hanging baskets, window boxes or in small-medium sized pots.