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Charis Estelle Olney
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P. ochroleucum is another rare succulent type pelargonium, it has a tuber that grows to 4 cm in width and 7 cm in height, the flowers are white to light yellow and each flowering stork contains about 6-10 flowers.
It is native to Southern areas of South Africa and was named by William Henry Harvey in the mid 1800s.
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Pelargonium nephrophyllum is a rare and newly found species discovered in areas of Southern Namaqualand, South Africa. It was given the name nephrophyllum by Elizabeth M Marais in 1992 (the department of Botany, University of Stellenbosch). This plant has a tuber which resembles a turnip in shape with a flaky texture, the flowers are pale to dark pink with red markings on the upper petals and the leaves are kidney shaped with rounded edges.
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Pelargonium fergusoniae is a rare Southern South African pelargonium, the flower colours vary from White/cream, light pink or with a green tinge and contains about 3-8 flowers on each stalk, This plant contains a tuber which is turnip like and can grow to 3 & half cm, the leaves are deeply incised.
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P. curviandrum is another rare pelargonium, it is a geophyte ( remains dormant in Summer) with a woody tuber that is long or circular in form. The leaves are positioned low down and are large & oval in shape with an upright flower stem which contains white or cream flowers with purple markings on the upper petals, this plant is native to areas of the Little Karoo in the Southern Cape mainly in mountains.
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P. caledonicum is a rare and critically endangered pelargonium because of the increase of wheat farming since the 1930s in the Overberg area of the Western Cape where this plant grows.
It was given the name Caledonicum because it was first discovered near to the town of Caledon in the Overberg area, the flowers are white to light pink marked with purple and has finely divided leaves.
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Pelargonium lobatum is growing well and when mature it has a large tuber with a rough texture resembling bark, the leaves are usually 3 lobed and are soft greyish green with dark purple flowers which are scented at night. It was introduced to Holland in the late 1600s and the name Lobatum refers to the leaf shape which contains 3+ lobes.
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Pelargonium viscossisimum at the moment has an Ant lion resting on its leaf stalks, it is a relative of the lacewing and is nocturnal which eats ants and other insects.

A new seedling of aridum started to come up about a week or two ago, it is a small tufted plant with finely divided leaves and creamy white or yellow flowers. Native to arid areas of the Succulent Karoo

Also the young plant of P. tongaense is also growing well, and when mature has red flowers that attracts butterflies.
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7/29/17
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“ Scented leaf pelargoniums- A gardeners guide to the scented leaf pelargonium species” is now available as a kindle book on Amazon via this link https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scented-leaf-pelargoniums-gardeners-pelargonium-ebook/dp/B074666N57/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1500972557&sr=1-3&keywords=pelargoniums
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https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B074666N57&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_aiXDzbKXAAAZY

If you prefer a printed book, I am now working on it and it should be available on Amazon soon,
also the growing guide from this book should be available later today

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The beautiful flower of Pelargonium endlicherianum is now opening showing the large purple pink petals with reddish pink veins.
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Pelargonium endlicherianum is now starting to flower for the first time, I will add more pictures when the purplish pink flowers are fully open, It is native to Turkey in Rocky areas and has lovely soft leaves that are slightly scented.
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