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
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

Variegated form

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
P. citrosum --is it really toxic? by fahte Jul 29, 2018 9:31 AM 1
Flower Id please by keithp2012 Jun 29, 2018 1:55 PM 4
PLANT ID ! What is the plant ? by FearLessGreen Jul 11, 2017 9:39 AM 8
Looking for Citronella starts by Dana125 Aug 25, 2017 5:52 PM 15
Herb???? by Orangeleafkate May 15, 2017 10:55 PM 7
What's Blooming 2016 - Photos and Chat. by NJBob Dec 31, 2016 10:07 PM 1,927
Scented Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) by Dinu Mar 11, 2015 12:10 AM 11
Favourites just for the scent alone. by Handed May 30, 2018 8:22 AM 239
new pelargoniums by tarev Sep 16, 2016 9:24 PM 44

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