Scientific Name: Pelargonium peltatum
Common Name: ivy-leaf geranium
Family Name: Geraniaceae
Origin: Africa
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Mounded, Weeping
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Hanging basket
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Succulent, Glabrous, Orbicular, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Umbel, White, Violet, Pink, Magenta, Red, Dark-red, May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Achene, Schizocarp, Brown, Aug-Oct
Key ID Features:
Trailing plant; leaves 5-lobed leaf with petiole connected beneath (“peltatum”); florets in a 4cm wide umbel.