Geranium incanum

Botanical Name

Geranium incanum

Other names

Carpet geranium; Vrouebossie (Afrikaans)

 

Geraniaceae; a delicate perennial herb

Dimensions

Sprawling prostrate and spreading plant

Description of Stem

 

Description of Leaves

Threadlike dividing leaves in a delicate pattern

Description of flowers

Small light pink or purple flowers with darker pink lines radiating away from the yellow stamen centre; spring to summer

Desciption of seed/fruit

 

Description of roots

 

Variation

 

 

 

Propagation and Cultivation

Grows from cuttings

Tolerances

 

Uses

May be used as a tea?

Ecological rarity

 

Pests and Diseases

 

Other

 

Location

Moist grassland areas, likes some shade

Distribution

Widespread in South Africa; prominent in the Western Cape

Country

South Africa

 

 

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