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|Family: Geraniaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pelargonium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pelargonium ×hortorum L.H. Bailey
Habit: Subshrub, soft-woody. Stem: branched, 3--6 dm; hairs 0 or +- sparse. Leaf: blade 15--20 cm wide, round, generally with a color band or variegated, +- succulent, deeply notched at base, crenate; hairs dense. Inflorescence: dense to open; flowers 20--40. Flower: petals 1--2.5 cm, +- equal, red to white.
Ecology: Disturbed sites; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, ChI. Flowering Time: All year Note: Hybrid between Pelargonium inquinans, Pelargonium zonale; after a few generations from seed, similarities to Pelargonium inquinans increase.
eFlora Treatment Author: Piet Vorster
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Pelargonium grossularioides
Next taxon: Pelargonium inquinans
Citation for this treatment: Piet Vorster 2016. Pelargonium ×hortorum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36666, accessed on December 07, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 07, 2016.