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Pelargonium papilionaceum

Pelargonium  papilionaceum
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Common Name: Butterfly Geranium

Plant Family: Geraniaceae

Useful for:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Pink
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)


A large leaved species from the Cape of South Africa, capable of making an impressive plant to around 6 feet in a greenhouse border, or less in a pot. The leaves have a pungent smell, liked by some people, but not everyone. Clusters of small pink flowers appear from spring to autumn, these have much more noticeable upper petals, which gives the plant its common name.


Mainland UK  £6.99 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £3.99
Click and Collect FREE Highlands & offshore Islands from £9.99

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) by either 24 hour courier service or Royal Mail 1st Class.

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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