geranium

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    geranium @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    geranium @ Kazuyo's house
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    geranium @ Kiyosumi Shirakawa
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    geranium @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    geranium @ Nishiaidu
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    geranium @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)
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    geranium @ Kagiken
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    geranium @ Kagiken
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    geranium @ Nishiaidu
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    geranium @ Kagiken
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    geranium @ Kagiken

Basic information

Flower Name
geranium
Formal Name
Pelargonium ×hortorum
Alias
Fish geranium
Habitat
South Africa
Morph
perennial grass

Comment

What is geranium

Geranium (scientific name: Pelargonium × hortorum) is native to South Africa and is non-cold-resistant evergreen perennial of the family Geraniaceae. The leaves are heart-shaped, and the leaves are serrated (jagged shape). There are pink, white, orange, bluish violet etc in flower color other than representative red. It is strong in seasons, easy to maintain, and it continues to bloom for a long time, so you can see it in the veranda of houses around the world such as Japan and Switzerland. In the same Pelargonium genus, there are Pelargonium, a kind of Pelargonium 'Splendid', Ivy Geranium (Ivy geranium), Odor Geranium (Odor Geranium), and so on.

Generic name: geranium (Geranium), Scientific name: Pelargonium × hortorum, aka: Tenjikuo aoi (Tianzhuo Aoi), Fish geranium (Fish geranium), Origin : South Africa, plant height 30 to 50 cm, flower color: red · peach · orange · white · bluish purple, flower size: 3 to 4 cm, flowering period: May to October (unless it hits the rain in the warm place such as Tokyo etc. Anniversary).

Detailed information

Order
Geraniales
Family
Geraniaceae
Genus
Pelargonium
Species
P. hortorum
Flower language
The distinguished (Apr 03, Apr 24, May 26, Jun 28, Jul 27, Aug 11)
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Umbel
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, Violet, Orange, White
Season
MayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
30 ~ 50 [cm]
Diameter
3 ~ 4

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