Citrosa Geranium (Pelargonium citrosum) in the Pelargoniums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Plant Height:18-36 inches
Plant Spread:18-24 inches
Leaves:Evergreen
Fragrant
Flowers:Showy
Other: The Pelargonium flower has a single symmetry plane (zygomorphic) which distinguishes it from the Geranium flower which is actinomorphic.
Flower Color:Lavender
Suitable Locations:Xeriscapic
Uses:Suitable as Annual
Dynamic Accumulator:Fe (Iron)
Mn (Manganese)
Zn (Zinc)
Cu (Copper)
Co (Cobalt)
Resistances:Deer Resistant
Toxicity:Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds:Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Other: take a stem cutting just below a node and remove the leaves from the bottom one or two nodes; roots will only develop from the region of a node; harden off the plants before transplanting them outdoors
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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PLANT ID ! What is the plant ? by FearLessGreenJul 11, 2017 9:39 AM8
Looking for Citronella starts by Dana125Aug 25, 2017 5:52 PM15
Herb???? by OrangeleafkateMay 15, 2017 10:55 PM7
What's Blooming 2016 - Photos and Chat. by NJBobDec 31, 2016 10:07 PM1,927
Scented Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) by DinuMar 11, 2015 12:10 AM11
Favourites just for the scent alone. by HandedOct 19, 2017 1:20 PM220
new pelargoniums by tarevSep 16, 2016 9:24 PM44

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