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Re: Pelargonium tongalense

  • Subject: Re: [IGSROBIN] Pelargonium tongalense
  • From: Phil Bunch <>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2001 10:37:09 -0700


Thanks for the heads-up on the spelling. I've got it wrong in my database :-(

On Sunday, July 15, 2001 10:21, maria guzman [SMTP:eulen@TAOSNET.COM] wrote:
> >I planted some Pelargonium tongalense into the garden during the spring and
> >they are performing very well. Lots of growth and starting to produce a
> >fair number of flowers. Anyone else in a similar climate growing this one
> >in the landscape? I'd like to get a fix on cold tolerance before October
> >:-)
> Phil Bunch
> P tongaense (note spelling) are from NE Natal.  They receive summer
> rainfall of around 30", with warm, dry winters.  I suggest you grow several
> from seed (which is said to produce a fuller, better-shaped plant more
> quickly than a cutting) to hedge your bets.
> I have one myself (grown from seed) in a pot.  They are ideal for windows
> for they don't need sun, or at least only a minimal amount.
> Maria

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