Plant DetailShow Menu

Pelargonium x hortorum

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
peh-lar-GO-nee-um BY hor-TOH-rum
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Herbaceous annuals and perennials; leaves  simple or divided,  variously colored.  This plant has a low drought tolerance.

Poison Delivery Mode: Dermatitis.

Severity: SKIN IRRITATION MINOR, OR LASTING ONLY FOR A FEW MINUTES.

Found in: Houseplant or interiorscape; landscape in flower garden as herbaceous annual.

Cultivars:
  • 'Bravo Pastel'
  • 'Sophia'
  • 'Straitum'
Tags:
#fragrant#red#fall#white#pink#sun#poisonous#fragrant flowers#annual#summer#spring#apvg#cpp
Cultivars:
  • 'Bravo Pastel'
  • 'Sophia'
  • 'Straitum'
Tags:
#fragrant#red#fall#white#pink#sun#poisonous#fragrant flowers#annual#summer#spring#apvg#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pelargonium
    Family:
    Geraniaceae
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Poisonous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Red/Burgundy
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Flower Petals:
    4-5 petals/rays
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
  • Poison:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Skin irritation of minor risk.
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Unknown; possibly essential oils.
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Leaves