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Downy green, rose scented foliage. Pink flowers borne grouped in distinctive, close packed heads – up to 20 flowers to the head. Hence the Latin name capitatum or head-like.Decorative, hedgehog-like green seed heads. Can reach about 60cm. in the wild. In England seldom grows above 30cm. Spreading, decumbent habit. Widespread along the coast of S. Africa, where it grows in sand dunes. First introduced into England in 1690 by Hans William Bentinck, head steward to William of Orange. Can be raised from seed or cuttings. 9cm plants will be dispatched in May


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Plant Details: PELARGONIUM capitatum


Species: capitatum

Common name: Pelargonium

Family: Geraniaceae

Origin: S. Africa

Flower colour: Pink

Flower month: Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Foliage colour: Silver

Hardy: Tender

Soil type: Well drained soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Evergreen

Height: 30

Spread: 30

Flower type: Single

Flower attribute: Elegant

Leaf colour: Silver

Container: Large Pots

Winter grow conditions: Heated greenhouse

Compost: Peat Based

Web rating: Woottens rating 7/10

Pot Size: 1.3 litre, 9cm

Mail Order Details

​We aim to dispatch our container grown stock within 5-7 working days & 7-10 working days’ for bareroot stock. However there may be a delay on certain plants due to regular changes in availability and plant quality. We only send plants of optimum quality therefore your delivery may be split and plants sent to follow later. Whilst we try and keep our website up to date inevitably during busy period’s plants may sell out.

We advise you contact the nursery regarding availability should you have any concerns. Or Click Here to find out more about our mail order plants.

Collections – For container grown stock we need 4 workings days’ notice before collection & 10 days’ for bareroot stock. You can collect from the nursery on a Wednesday between 9am-4pm or a Saturday between 9am-12noon or on one of our open weekends.

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