The Plantsman’s Nursery

The Plant list

Genus
Common Name

PELARGONIUM sidoides

Species Pelargonium. Deep black purple flowers on tall grey stems. Long flowering from April-December. Small grey green, heart shaped leaves with, as Mike describes it; ‘an erotic sour smell’ Ht. 35cm. Sp. 70cm. An exquisite and irreproachably elegant plant. Its thick roots are used for medicinal purposes.

Reniformia group, recognisable by the distinct flower and leaf shapes. Species within this group have a higher tolerance to cold if kept dry.
Collected by both Masson and Thunberg in 1772.  Native to grassland areas but adaptable to range of altitudes and environments.

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Supplied as strong 9cm potted plants or larger 14cm potted specimens. We do not offer plugs or seeds.

£5.00£6.90

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Plant Details: PELARGONIUM sidoides

Plant: PELARGONIUM

Species: sidoides

Common name: Pelargonium

Family: Geraniaceae

Origin: S. Africa

Flower colour: Purple

Flower month: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Flower scent: None

Foliage colour: Silver

Hardy: Tender

Soil type: Well drained soil

Aspect: Sun

Evergreen: Evergreen

Height: 35

Spread: 70

Flower type: Single

Flower style: Dainty Foliage Habit

Leaf colour: Silver

Winter grow conditions: Heated greenhouse

Compost: Peat Based

Web rating: Woottens rating 10/10

Pot Size: 14cm, 9cm

Foliage scent: Aromatic

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. Pre ordered collections can be picked up any day by appointment except Sunday. You can specify which date you will be collecting on in the 'order notes' box at the checkout, if no date is added we will email you direct to ask when you'd like to collect. If you need to change the date that's not a problem, just contact us either via phone or email. Due to the commitments of the nursery we are unable to offer an 'as and when' collection service.

PELARGONIUM sidoides photo

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